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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1314117
English Heritage Legacy ID: 337181
Location: Bradford, BD8
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
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
(D Illingworth and Sons
SE 13 SW 8/1083
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
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