NUMBERS 24-49 INCLUDING WALL, PIERS AND RAILINGS TO SOUTH, AND WALL AND PIERS TO NORTH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1133526
Date first listed:
22-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 24-49 INCLUDING WALL, PIERS AND RAILINGS TO SOUTH, AND WALL AND PIERS TO NORTH, 24-49, VICTORIA ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 24-49 INCLUDING WALL, PIERS AND RAILINGS TO SOUTH, AND WALL AND PIERS TO NORTH, 24-49, VICTORIA ROAD

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

District:
Bradford (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 13846 37715

Details

SE 1337 NE SHIPLEY VICTORIA ROAD (west side) Saltaire

9/150 Nos 24-49 (consec.) 22/11/66 including wall, piers and railings to south, and wall and piers to north

GV II

Almshouses. Dated 1868. By Lockwood and Mawson for Titus Salt. Pitch-faced stone. Welsh slate roof. A symmetrical U-shaped composition around Alexandra Square in Italianate style. One and 2 storeys with alternate gabled and entrance bays. The end blocks and 4 intermediate blocks are 2-storeyed and gabled. The 3-bay, 2-storey central block has gabled outer bays with enriched tympana each with roundel with initials: 'T. S. ' to left and ' C. S. ' to right. Also the motto 'QUID NON DEO JUVANTE' with palm and oak leaf support and a small alpaca as crest. Central, square, bell-turret with pedimented top, inscribed 'OPENED / SEPTEMBER /1868'. Paired entrances, with 4-panel doors, in open porches with central colonnettes. Paired round-arched sash window with central colonnettes, some with decorative friezes. Bracketed eaves and modillioned gables. Tall stacks with cornices. Left and right returns and end blocks treated similarly.

In the porches of Nos 38 and 35 are 2 upright stone slabs with the names of residents, the lst, 1868-75, inscribed 'HERE THE WICKED CEASE FROM TROUBLING AND THE WEARY BE AT REST', the 2nd 1875-78, inscribed 'BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD'.

On the south side, to Bingley Road, is attached wall with ashlar coping, 6 square ashlar piers with decorated caps, and 2 lengths of square-section arcaded cast-iron railings with square cast-iron piers.

On the north side, to Saltaire Road, is attached garden wall with one pair of square ashlar gate piers and 3 single piers with decorated caps.

Part of Saltaire model village.

Listing NGR: SE1384637715

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
337555
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Reynolds, J, The Great Paternalist, (1983)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04549/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Leighton. Source Historic England Archive
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