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The Albert Memorial at Junction with Brighouse Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Queensbury, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7684 / 53°46'6"N

Longitude: -1.8437 / 1°50'37"W

OS Eastings: 410400

OS Northings: 430242

OS Grid: SE104302

Mapcode National: GBR HSKV.NV

Mapcode Global: WHC9F.NJ8X

Entry Name: The Albert Memorial at Junction with Brighouse Road

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337401

Location: Bradford, BD13

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Queensbury

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Queensbury Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(south side)

5/27 The Albert Memorial
at junction with
Brighouse Road


Memorial to Prince Albert. Dated 1865. By Eli Milnes of Bradford
for John Foster & Son. Ashlar. Tall Gothic structure on 4-step
podium. Red-granite drinking water fountains at base, above which,
on 2 sides are well-carved panels of foliage, one with a swan, the
other with a heron. On a third side a bronze plaque reads:

"ALBERT PRINCE CONSORT of Her Majesty / Queen Victoria who died December /
the 14th AD 1861. / This monument was erected by / John Foster & Son:
whitsuntide 1863."

Above, to each side is a well carved allegorical figure in canopied niche
niche with red-granite colonnettes. Agriculture, Industry, Literature, Fine
Art. Diagonal buttresses terminate in tall crocketed pinnacles. Surmounting
the centre is an octagonal stage with diaper-work at the base and a central
pedestal surrounded by red-granite colonnettes which support the gable
treatment at the base of the tall central spire. Cross finial.

Listing NGR: SE1040030242

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