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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BOWLING DYEWORKS ALMEHOUSES

List entry Number: 1132972

Location

BOWLING DYEWORKS ALMEHOUSES, 171-189, NEW CROSS STREET BD5

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BradfordMetropolitan AuthorityTrident

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 336923

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5111 NEW CROSS STREET West Bowling BD5

Nos 171 to 189 (odd) (Bowling Dyeworks Almshouses) SE 13 SE 9/885

II

2. First built at the top of Springwell Street in 1857 by Mr and Mrs Edward Ripley, the family who founded one of the largest dyeworks in Europe, the almshouses were moved to their present site in 1881, four new ones being added at the same time. A symmetrical range of 2 storey almshouses in a restrained Jacobean style. Fine quality dressed sandstone "brick". The end houses break forward slightly, gabled with weathered saddlestones and kneelers. Intervening houses have single window fronts grouped in pairs, the first floor windows treated as gabled semi-dormers. Small corbel table to eaves. Weathered first floor sill course. Slate roofs, prominent, corniced, chimney stacks. Windows throughout are 2 light thin chamfered mullion casements. Drip moulds over first floor windows of end houses. Paired doorways, except for end houses, 4-centred arches with drip moulds raised over oak leaf carved panels. Original date stones reset following re-erection.

Listing NGR: SE1674231191

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National Grid Reference: SE 16742 31191

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