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Main Block to Highgate Mills and Portal Between Number 74 Highgate Road and Number 2 Back Lane, Queensbury

Description: Main Block to Highgate Mills and Portal Between Number 74 Highgate Road and Number 2 Back Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336580

OS Grid Reference: SE1212730726
OS Grid Coordinates: 412127, 430726
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7727, -1.8175

Location: 64 Highgate Road, Bradford BD13 BD13 1DR

Locality: Queensbury
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD13 1DR

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Listing Text

(north side)
Clayton Heights/Old Dolphin BD13

Main block to Highgate Mills and
Portal between No 74 Highgate Road
and No 2 Back Lane
SE 1230 58/636


A modest spinning mill built early to mid C19. The mill is set back in yard with
a large ashlar portal dated 1865 on road line, similar in details to portals at
the nearby former Bank Top Mills (Beacon Road). Rustication stuck into arch which
is semi-circular and rises from an impost string; keystone with carved bearded heads;
projecting moulded cornice and blocking course with crested date panel. The mill
proper is of 3-storeys sandstone "brick". Close set range of 16 windows to each
floor, coupled voussoir arched, windows at east end with dividing pier inscribed
1851 and 1862. Square section tapered chimney stack built into north-east corner.

Listing NGR: SE1212730726

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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