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Numbers 24-49 Including Wall, Piers and Railings to South, and Wall and Piers to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipley, Bradford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8355 / 53°50'7"N

Longitude: -1.7911 / 1°47'27"W

OS Eastings: 413846

OS Northings: 437716

OS Grid: SE138377

Mapcode National: GBR J92.0M

Mapcode Global: WHC92.GVBH

Entry Name: Numbers 24-49 Including Wall, Piers and Railings to South, and Wall and Piers to North

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337555

Location: Bradford, BD18

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Shipley

Built-Up Area: Shipley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Shipley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 1337 NE SHIPLEY VICTORIA ROAD
(west side)
Saltaire

9/150 Nos 24-49 (consec.)
22/11/66 including wall, piers
and railings to south,
and wall and piers to
north

GV II


Almshouses. Dated 1868. By Lockwood and Mawson for Titus Salt.
Pitch-faced stone. Welsh slate roof. A symmetrical U-shaped
composition around Alexandra Square in Italianate style. One and
2 storeys with alternate gabled and entrance bays. The end blocks
and 4 intermediate blocks are 2-storeyed and gabled. The 3-bay,
2-storey central block has gabled outer bays with enriched tympana
each with roundel with initials: 'T. S. ' to left and ' C. S. '
to right. Also the motto 'QUID NON DEO JUVANTE' with palm and oak
leaf support and a small alpaca as crest. Central, square, bell-turret
with pedimented top, inscribed 'OPENED / SEPTEMBER /1868'. Paired
entrances, with 4-panel doors, in open porches with central colonnettes.
Paired round-arched sash window with central colonnettes, some with
decorative friezes. Bracketed eaves and modillioned gables. Tall
stacks with cornices. Left and right returns and end blocks treated
similarly.

In the porches of Nos 38 and 35 are 2 upright stone slabs with the
names of residents, the lst, 1868-75, inscribed 'HERE THE WICKED
CEASE FROM TROUBLING AND THE WEARY BE AT REST', the 2nd 1875-78,
inscribed 'BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD'.

On the south side, to Bingley Road, is attached wall with ashlar
coping, 6 square ashlar piers with decorated caps, and 2 lengths
of square-section arcaded cast-iron railings with square cast-iron
piers.

On the north side, to Saltaire Road, is attached garden wall with
one pair of square ashlar gate piers and 3 single piers with decorated
caps.

Part of Saltaire model village.


Listing NGR: SE1384637715

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