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Statue of Sir Titus Salt Set in Centre of Main Terrace of Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Baildon, Bradford

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133413

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337886

Location: Baildon, Bradford, BD17

County: Bradford

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

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Listing Text

SE13NW BAILDON ROBERTS PARK
SE138383

6/33 Statue of
Sir Titus Salt
set in centre of
main terrace of Park

GV II

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
SALTAIRE MILLS
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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