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Two Parallel Blocks (5 Storey to Road, 6 Storey to Rear) with Chimney Between and Office Block and Lodge to Right of Entrance at Whetley Mills (D Illingworth and Sons Mills)

A Grade II Listed Building in Manningham, Bradford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7992 / 53°47'57"N

Longitude: -1.7783 / 1°46'41"W

OS Eastings: 414698

OS Northings: 433681

OS Grid: SE146336

Mapcode National: GBR JCH.QN

Mapcode Global: WHC98.NRDT

Entry Name: Two Parallel Blocks (5 Storey to Road, 6 Storey to Rear) with Chimney Between and Office Block and Lodge to Right of Entrance at Whetley Mills (D Illingworth and Sons Mills)

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337181

Location: Bradford, BD8

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Manningham

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Toller Lane St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

1.
5111 THORNTON ROAD BD8.

Two parallel blocks
(5-storey to road,
6-storey to rear) with
chimney between and
office block and lodge
to right of entrance at
Whetley Mills
(D Illingworth and Sons
Mills)
SE 13 SW 8/1083

II


2.
1865, a fine mill complex consisting of 2 parallel ranges, designed by
Milnes and France with one of the finest extant mill chimneys in Bradford.
Sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings. Five-storey road block and 6 to rear
range. Long ranges of close set ashlar lintel windows on sill bands, round
arched on ground floor. Rusticated lower ground floor. Mutule eaves cornices.
Slate roofs with coped gable ends with oculi. The taller rear range has stair
turrets to east end and is set on massive square plinth. Between both ranges is the
very tall octagonal mill chimney of sandstone "brick" with giant console
brackets to cornice capping and deep scalloped blocking course. To the right of
entrance gates is a lodge and set back 2-storey office range with archivolt
segmental arched windows and impost string. Deep bracketed eaves cornice.


Listing NGR: SE1469833681

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

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