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Ceramic House, Clayton

Description: Ceramic House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336185

OS Grid Reference: SE1083631174
OS Grid Coordinates: 410836, 431174
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7768, -1.8370

Location: Brow Lane, Bradford BD13 1NQ

Locality: Clayton
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD13 1NQ

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Listing Text

Clayton/Yews Green BD14

Ceramic House
SE 1031 48/311


Circa 1880-90 lodge to the Towers and part of the Whitehead family's Clayton Fireclay
Works estate. As with the Tower itself, the lodge was built as an advertisement for
the firm's wares. The lodge is raised on a terrace with a cast iron balustrade of
French inspired design. The elevations of 2-storeys, are of salt glazed fireclay
bricks, bull's blood red in colour, with white and blue enamelled birds set in
diamond patterns. Leaf patterned fireclay plat band and eaves band. Tiled gable
end roof of low pitch. The 4 window front is in 2 parts with the left hand
recessed. The sash windows are coupled on the ground floor. The lintels have
fireclay plaques decorated with amorini and there are similarly decorated circular
plaques to the corners of the window heads.

Listing NGR: SE1083631174

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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