History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Saltaire Mills - North Block (New Mill) and Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipley, Bradford

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.8395 / 53°50'22"N

Longitude: -1.7883 / 1°47'17"W

OS Eastings: 414027

OS Northings: 438160

OS Grid: SE140381

Mapcode National: GBR J91.L6

Mapcode Global: WHC92.HRNF

Entry Name: Saltaire Mills - North Block (New Mill) and Chimney

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337547

Location: Bradford, BD17

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SE 13 NW (east side)

8/141 Saltaire Mills -
2/141 north block
(New Mill) and
chimney (formerly
listed as part of
Saltaire Mills

After the first paragraph of the list description the following
descriptive notes shall be added :

" Attached to the east a further mill building added cl,880. 3
storey over a basement, 22 bays by 9 bays, with continuous raised
cill bands, and bracketed ashlar eaves cornice. At the corners
the building is articulated with rustication on the ground floor
and giant pilasters spanning the two upper floors."


SE 13 NW (east side)

8/141 Saltaire Mills -
2/141 north block
(New Mill) and
Chimney (formerly
listed as part of
Saltaire Mills)


Mill building and chimney. 1868. By Lockwood and Mawson for
Titus Salt. Hammer-dressed stone. Welsh slate roof. Two 4-storey
blocks at 90° with lower sheds attached to north and east. The
larger block faces south and has 28 bays by 4 bays of industrial
casements and runs east-west parallel to the canal. The other
block, on the west side of the complex, has 14 bays of industrial
casements, with segmental heads, to its west facade. A wing projects
at the left of this and to the right is a small entrance lodge. This
block framed by rusticated pilaster-quoins. Between the two blocks
is the chimney, based on the campanile of the church of Santa Maria
Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice. It has a square tower with paired
round-arched sunk panels, above which are 3-light round-arched louvred
openings with hoodmould. A deep bracketed cornice is surmounted by
an octagonal lantern with gound-arched opening).

Interior not inspected.

Part of Saltaire model village.

Listing NGR: SE1402738159

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.