STATUE OF SIR TITUS SALT SET IN CENTRE OF MAIN TERRACE OF PARK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1133413

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: STATUE OF SIR TITUS SALT SET IN CENTRE OF MAIN TERRACE OF PARK

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Location

Statutory Address: STATUE OF SIR TITUS SALT SET IN CENTRE OF MAIN TERRACE OF PARK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Bradford (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Baildon

National Grid Reference: SE 13815 38341

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History

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Details

SE13NW BAILDON ROBERTS PARK SE138383

6/33 Statue of Sir Titus Salt set in centre of main terrace of Park

GV II

Statue of Sir Titus Salt. 1903 by F. Derwent Wood (Chelsea) for Mr. J. Roberts the director of Saltaire works from 1893. Ashlar base, bronze plaques and statue. North facing.

Front plaque inscribed:- Rear plaque inscribed:-

" SIR TITUS SALT " TO COMMEMORATE THE BARONET HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY FOUNDER OF THE BIRTH OF OF SIR TITUS SALT BART SALTAIRE AND THE BORN 20th SEP 1803 FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY DIED 29th DEC 1876 " OF THE OPENING OF SALTAIRE MILLS THIS STATUE WAS ERECTED THE 20th SEP 1903 BY MR. JAMES ROBERTS J. P.

Sides have bas-reliefs illustrating the angora goat and the alpaca goat. Base of statue decorated with wreath. A good statue of Salt wearing a Victorian frock-coat and holding a parchment. Prominent in the landscape with Saltaire, his creation, behind.

J. Reynolds, Saltaire, Bradford Art Galleries and Museums City Trail No 2, (no date)p18.

Listing NGR: SE1381538341

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 337886

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Reynolds, J, 'Bradford Art Galleries and Museum City Trails' in Saltaire, ()
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 45 West Yorkshire,

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