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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: BURLEY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1199636

Location

BURLEY HOUSE, BRADFORD ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
BradfordMetropolitan AuthorityBurley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 20-May-1976

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 337589

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5111 BRADFORD ROAD Burley in Wharfedale LS 29 7DZ -------------------- Burley House (formerly listed under General) SE 1746 8/21 18.7.49. I 2 Later C18. A small mansion now converted to a hotel. Free standing, with its outbuildings, and well set back from the road, here running south-east. 2 storeys. Ashlar-fronted. Hipped roof behind parapet (with urns on corners). Sash windows with glazing bars. String course below sills of lower windows and 2 string courses between storeys. Cornice. Main east front: symmetrical, with 5 windows, the centre 3 in slight projection beneath modillioned pediment (crowned with finial and enclosing oval window). Inset balustrading between string courses beneath upper windows. Central arched doorway (with fanlight) within aedicule. South front: 5 windows. Central 2-storey canted bay. North front has venetian window within arch, lighting staircase. Narrower 2-storey extension to west, left of south front. Interior: finely moulded decoration in style of Adam to doorcases, friezes etc. Opening to staircase framed by pair of columns. Elaborate decoration of fan etc to stair window; wooden balustrade, every 3rd baluster being spiral. Main room behind bay has richly decorated apses in canted sides of balancing inner end. Former fireplace of inlaid marble now removed.

Listing NGR: SE1702746105

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National Grid Reference: SE 17027 46105

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