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Bradford Tradesmens Homes and Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Manningham, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8062 / 53°48'22"N

Longitude: -1.7785 / 1°46'42"W

OS Eastings: 414684

OS Northings: 434452

OS Grid: SE146344

Mapcode National: GBR JCF.P5

Mapcode Global: WHC98.NL9H

Entry Name: Bradford Tradesmens Homes and Chapel

Listing Date: 1 September 1977

Last Amended: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336726

Location: Bradford, BD8

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Manningham

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Toller Lane St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Heaton Road (off)
Manningham BD8

Bradford Tradesmens Homes (Nos 1 to
43 (consec) and Chapel)
(formerly listed under Heaton Road)
SE 1434 NE 27/722
SE 1434 SE 30/722 1.9.77


A cul-de-sac off Heaton Road. 1867 and 1878 almshouses ranged around 4 sides of
a rectangular green. Three almshouses were subscribed to Sir Titus Salt, S C Lister,
Isaac Holden amongst the principal Bradford area mill owners and industrialists.
Foundation stone of north range and return wings laid by Sir T Salt in 1867. Single
storey and attic, sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings. Designed in a simplified
High Victorian Gothic by the Milnes and France partnership. Steeply pitched Welsh
slate roof with decorative ridge tiles. Large ashlar chimney stacks on ridge.
Overhanging eaves on wood brackets. One window front with hipped gables to half
dormers. Shaped stepped heads to windows. Chamfered pointed arch doorways with
fanlights. In the centre of the north range is a small chapel with a projecting
canted front and crowning clock turret. Shafted doorway with lunette and wing from
arch a 2 light colonetted window contained in gable. The 2 stone lamas flanking the
entrance come from Sir T Salt's home. The chapel windows have reset German stained
glass. The north range is linked to wing ranges by pointed arch gateways. The
south range of almshouses was added in 1878. Similar detail but with central and
end houses breaking forward with gabled fronts containing canted bay windows with
paired first floor windows surmounted by blind pointed lunettes with quatrefoils.
The central gable has a tiled inscription with the date 1878.

Listing NGR: SE1468434452

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

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