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Main Block to Highgate Mills and Portal Between Number 74 Highgate Road and Number 2 Back Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Queensbury, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.7727 / 53°46'21"N

Longitude: -1.8175 / 1°49'2"W

OS Eastings: 412127

OS Northings: 430726

OS Grid: SE121307

Mapcode National: GBR J3T.C4

Mapcode Global: WHC9G.1FTL

Entry Name: Main Block to Highgate Mills and Portal Between Number 74 Highgate Road and Number 2 Back Lane

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336580

Location: Bradford, BD13

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Queensbury

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Clayton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(north side)
Clayton Heights/Old Dolphin BD13

Main block to Highgate Mills and
Portal between No 74 Highgate Road
and No 2 Back Lane
SE 1230 58/636


A modest spinning mill built early to mid C19. The mill is set back in yard with
a large ashlar portal dated 1865 on road line, similar in details to portals at
the nearby former Bank Top Mills (Beacon Road). Rustication stuck into arch which
is semi-circular and rises from an impost string; keystone with carved bearded heads;
projecting moulded cornice and blocking course with crested date panel. The mill
proper is of 3-storeys sandstone "brick". Close set range of 16 windows to each
floor, coupled voussoir arched, windows at east end with dividing pier inscribed
1851 and 1862. Square section tapered chimney stack built into north-east corner.

Listing NGR: SE1212730726

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

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