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The Union Club

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Bradford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7947 / 53°47'41"N

Longitude: -1.7527 / 1°45'9"W

OS Eastings: 416388

OS Northings: 433187

OS Grid: SE163331

Mapcode National: GBR JKK.57

Mapcode Global: WHC99.1WN8

Entry Name: The Union Club

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337014

Location: Bradford, BD1

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cathedral Church of St Peter Bradford

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

1.
5111 PIECE HALL YARD BD1
(east side)

No 3
(The Union Club)
SE 1633 SW 36/964

II


2.
1877 by Lockwood and Mawson. A large purpose built club of 3 tall storeys and
attic, sandstone ashlar, on corner with Kirkgate. Fine quality of masonry.
Gothic and Romanesque details. Steep pitched roof. Plinth and second floor
sill course, machicollated eaves. Romanesque shafted portal to Piece Hall
Yard, foliate carved cornice and balustrade over. Ornate lantern. Three tall
narrow round-headed stair lights grouped and stepped above. Gabled dormers.
Large gargoyles to corniced eaves. The Kirkgate front has modern shops on
ground floor. The first floor has 5 grouped, narrow, round-headed windows
lighting the club dining room. The range to Piece Hall Yard is extended in
sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings and has a large brick bay window on
first floor. Inside the main block, the stairwell has granite columns with
cast iron brackets rising to support the first floor landing. Cast iron
banisters to staircase.


Listing NGR: SE1638833187

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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