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Latitude: 53.8411 / 53°50'28"N
Longitude: -1.7915 / 1°47'29"W
OS Eastings: 413815
OS Northings: 438341
OS Grid: SE138383
Mapcode National: GBR J80.XM
Mapcode Global: WHC92.GQ45
Entry Name: Statue of Sir Titus Salt Set in Centre of Main Terrace of Park
Listing Date: 18 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1133413
English Heritage Legacy ID: 337886
Location: Baildon, Bradford, BD17
Civil Parish: Baildon
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Baildon St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE13NW BAILDON ROBERTS PARK
6/33 Statue of
Sir Titus Salt
set in centre of
main terrace of Park
Statue of Sir Titus Salt. 1903 by F. Derwent Wood (Chelsea) for
Mr. J. Roberts the director of Saltaire works from 1893. Ashlar
base, bronze plaques and statue. North facing.
Front plaque inscribed:- Rear plaque inscribed:-
" SIR TITUS SALT " TO COMMEMORATE THE
BARONET HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY
FOUNDER OF THE BIRTH OF
OF SIR TITUS SALT BART
SALTAIRE AND THE
BORN 20th SEP 1803 FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY
DIED 29th DEC 1876 " OF THE OPENING OF
THIS STATUE WAS ERECTED
THE 20th SEP 1903
BY MR. JAMES ROBERTS J. P.
Sides have bas-reliefs illustrating the angora goat and the alpaca
goat. Base of statue decorated with wreath. A good statue of Salt
wearing a Victorian frock-coat and holding a parchment. Prominent
in the landscape with Saltaire, his creation, behind.
J. Reynolds, Saltaire, Bradford Art Galleries and Museums City Trail
No 2, (no date)p18.
Listing NGR: SE1381538341
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