© Mr David Robson
SALTAIRE MILLS - THE ENTRANCE BLOCK, VICTORIA ROAD (east side)
SHIPLEY, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE
Mr David Robson
17 September 2007
07 March 1985
Date of last amendment:
07 March 1985
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SE 1338 SE SHIPLEY VICTORIA ROAD
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.