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Ceramic House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayton, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7768 / 53°46'36"N

Longitude: -1.837 / 1°50'13"W

OS Eastings: 410836

OS Northings: 431174

OS Grid: SE108311

Mapcode National: GBR HSMR.2V

Mapcode Global: WHC9F.RBDH

Entry Name: Ceramic House

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336185

Location: Clayton, Bradford, BD14

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Clayton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Clayton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Clayton/Yews Green BD14

Ceramic House
SE 1031 48/311


Circa 1880-90 lodge to the Towers and part of the Whitehead family's Clayton Fireclay
Works estate. As with the Tower itself, the lodge was built as an advertisement for
the firm's wares. The lodge is raised on a terrace with a cast iron balustrade of
French inspired design. The elevations of 2-storeys, are of salt glazed fireclay
bricks, bull's blood red in colour, with white and blue enamelled birds set in
diamond patterns. Leaf patterned fireclay plat band and eaves band. Tiled gable
end roof of low pitch. The 4 window front is in 2 parts with the left hand
recessed. The sash windows are coupled on the ground floor. The lintels have
fireclay plaques decorated with amorini and there are similarly decorated circular
plaques to the corners of the window heads.

Listing NGR: SE1083631174

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

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