Saltaire Village, World Heritage Site :: Shared Description

Saltaire is a Victorian model village on the outskirts of Bradford, by the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal The village takes its name from Titus Salt, a Victorian textile magnate and philanthropist who built a mill and a village to house his workers.

In December 2001, Saltaire was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (LinkExternal link for a site plan of Saltaire showing the overall layout and the boundaries of the UNESCO World Heritage Site). The vast majority of buildings in the village have been individually designated as listed buildings by English Heritage.
by David Dixon
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SE1337 : Victoria Road at Saltaire by Mat Fascione
SE1338 : Saltaire Mills - North Block (New Mill) and Chimney by David Dixon
SE1338 : Saltaire United Reformed (Congregational) Church by David Dixon
SE1437 : The Chimney at Salts Mill by David Dixon
SE1338 : Saltaire United Reformed (Congregational) Church by Ashley Dace
SE1438 : The tall chimney of New Mill by Mat Fascione
SE1438 : Salt's Mill on a summer evening by Stephen Craven
SE1438 : Pipes and Valves at Salts Mill by David Dixon
SE1338 : Salts Mill by David Dixon
SE1338 : Are Jay Bargie and Saltaire United Reformed Church by David Dixon
SE1438 : Mill Machinery at Salts Mill by David Dixon
SE1337 : Saltaire, Ada Street by David Dixon
SE1338 : Shipley College Mill Building, Saltaire by David Dixon
SE1338 : River Aire, Weir at Saltaire by David Dixon
SE1438 : Salt's Mill on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal by Mat Fascione
SE1337 : Almshouses, Victoria Road, Saltaire by Stephen Craven
SE1338 : Salt's Mill by Ashley Dace
SE1338 : Saltaire Congregational Church (URC) by David Dixon
SE1337 : George Street, Saltaire by Stephen Craven
SE1338 : Narrowboats moored along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal by Mat Fascione
SE1338 : Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Saltaire by David Dixon
SE1337 : Saltaire Festival, Exhibition Road by Stephen Craven
SE1438 : Saltaire Mills North Block (New Mill) by David Dixon
SE1338 : Leeds and Liverpool Canal approaching Saltaire Mills from the east by David Dixon
SE1437 : Salts Mill Chimney by David Dixon

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Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2015, Updated: Sat, 28 Mar 2015

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