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Sir Titus Salt's Hospital Including Wall and Piers to Saltaire Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipley, Bradford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8359 / 53°50'9"N

Longitude: -1.7901 / 1°47'24"W

OS Eastings: 413912

OS Northings: 437754

OS Grid: SE139377

Mapcode National: GBR J92.6J

Mapcode Global: WHC92.GVT7

Entry Name: Sir Titus Salt's Hospital Including Wall and Piers to Saltaire Road

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337539

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 Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 1338 SE SHIPLEY VICTORIA ROAD
(east side)
Saltaire

9/144 Sir Titus Salt's
Hospital including
wall and piers to
Saltaire Road

GV II


Hospital, now old people's home. Dated 1868. By Lockwood and
Mawson for Titus Salt. Pitch-faced stone with ashlar dressings.
Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys. Italianate-style ordered but asymmetrical
facade of 11 bays. Several bays break forward and are gabled.
Windows are round-arched and single light, or paired with central
colonnette and some have decorative friezes. Larger windows have
cambered heads. All have pointed hoodmould. The doorway to left,
with C20 door, has fanlight with glazed words ' SIR TITUS SALT's
HOSPITAL /1868 ' and carved above ' OPENED SEPT /1868 '. To the
right is an open porch with central colonnette infilled with C20
glazing, with inner glazing reading ' PRIVATE ENTRANCE ' and
' SIR TITUS SALT'S HOSPITAL '. Band between floors. Bracketed
eaves. Modillioned gables, the tympanum of one being richly carved
with foliage with central roundel. Tall stacks with modillioned
cornices.

The left facade, on Saltaire Road, is symmetrical with the gabled
centre bay breaking forward, its tympanum enriched with foliage and
the Salt coat of arms. Central 3-light canted bay window to ground
floor; central 2nd-floor triple group window with a panel below with
raised letters ' SIR TITUS SALT's HOSPITAL '. Flanking windows are
paired with round-arched lights and central colonnettes. Bracketed
eaves and modillioned gable. The rear elevation is plainer, but the
right end, nearest Saltaire Road is treated as the main facades.

Attached to the left facade is a dwarf wall with square ashlar piers
with decorative pyramidal caps.

Part of Saltaire model village.


Listing NGR: SE1391237754

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