SE1338 : The River Aire at Roberts Park

taken 8 years ago, near to Saltaire, Bradford, Great Britain

The River Aire at Roberts Park
The River Aire at Roberts Park
Salts Mill is in the background.
River Aire

The River Aire is a 71 mile long river in Yorkshire. It rises at Aire head SD9062 : Aire Head Spring near Malham. It joins the River Ouse at Airmyn.
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Roberts Park, Saltaire

A public park, about 5.5ha in area, lying between the River Aire and Higher Coach Road. It was opened in 1871 and designed by William Gay for Sir Titus Salt. Initially called the People's Park or Saltaire Park, it was given to Shipley Urban District Council c.1910 and to the City of Bradford in 1920, then renamed Roberts Park. The current owner is Bradford Metropolitan District Council. The park is listed grade 2 (list entry 1001226).

Salts Mill :: SE1438

Salts Mill (sometimes Salt's Mill) is a Grade II listed building built in 1853. Titus Salt employed Lockwood & Mawson to design this textile mill which sits in the model village of Saltaire, built at the same time to house the mill's workers. Both were built on a greenfield site outside Shipley on the banks of the River Aire and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. It closed in 1986 and now houses many different businesses including an art gallery, a technology company and a café.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 November, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Park and Public Gardens 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1391 3820 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:50.3920N 1:47.4056W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1384 3822
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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