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Saltaire Mills - the Entrance Block

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shipley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8389 / 53°50'20"N

Longitude: -1.7891 / 1°47'20"W

OS Eastings: 413976

OS Northings: 438092

OS Grid: SE139380

Mapcode National: GBR J91.FF

Mapcode Global: WHC92.HR8X

Plus Code: 9C5WR6Q6+H9

Entry Name: Saltaire Mills - the Entrance Block

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337545

ID on this website: 101300744

Location: Baildon Green, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD18

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Shipley

Parish: 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

Tagged with: Mill building

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8/139 Saltaire Mills -
the entrance block


Entrance and office block to mill complex. 1851-53. By Lockwood
and Mawson, for Titus Salt. Hammer-dressed stone with ashlar dressings.
Welsh slate roof. Two storeys with basement level at left due to
sloping ground. Italianate-style symmetrical facade of 20 bays
arranged A. B. C. B. A. The frontispiece of 3 bays has a giant
portal with round-arched head extending into the 1st storey, and is
surmounted by a tall turret with segmental pediment and flanking
scrolls. To each side of the portal is a 3-light canted bay with
round-arched centre light. Bays B have 6 windows to each floor,
round-arched to ground floor with rusticated voussoirs, and with
cambered head to 1st floor. Bays A project one bay and are 3 windows
wide as before. Deep bracketed cornice. Hipped roof.

Interior not inspected.

Part of Saltaire model village.

Listing NGR: SE1397638092

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