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Main Blocks Forming Great Horton First School and Middle School, and Master's House to North.

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.781 / 53°46'51"N

Longitude: -1.7817 / 1°46'54"W

OS Eastings: 414481

OS Northings: 431655

OS Grid: SE144316

Mapcode National: GBR JBQ.Z5

Mapcode Global: WHC9G.L7S7

Entry Name: Main Blocks Forming Great Horton First School and Middle School, and Master's House to North.

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336340

Location: Bradford, BD7

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Horton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Horton BD7

Main blocks forming Great Horton

First School and Middle School,

and Master's House to north

SE 1431 NW 50/431
SE 1431 NE 51/431


Dated 1886. Architects: Morley and Woodhouse. Good example of Bradford School
Board competition design. Two large single-storey blocks and master's house to
right hand. Sandstone "bricks" with ashlar dressings. The design has elements of
the Queen Anne revival. The fronts of the 2 blocks have projecting wings with
large mullioned transomed windows flanking recessed centre containing 2 large
Venetian windows with pedimented gables crowned by ball finials, scrolled supports to
gable. Behind centre rises body of main hall with tall swept supports to pedimented
gable overall. The south-west block is similar but with one Venetian only to centre.
The adjacent master's house is a compact building of 2-storeys sandstone "brick",
ashlar groove pilasters surmounted by ball finials. Hipped slate roof. Mullioned
transomed windows, in rectangular bays on ground floor.

Listing NGR: SE1448131654

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