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Saltaire is a Victorian model village within the City of Bradford Metropolitan District, West Yorkshire, England, by the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. UNESCO has designated the village as a World Heritage Site, and it is an Anchor Point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage.
|Traditional County||Yorkshire, West Riding|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Police Authority||West Yorkshire|
Saltaire, Bradford in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Saltaire, town with ry. sta., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Aire, 4 miles NW. of Bradford; P.O., T.O., 1 newspaper; is a model town, with well-planned streets, and takes its name from its founder, Sir Titus Salt (1803-76), who planted here his vast factories for the manufacture of alpaca fabrics, and erected dwelling-houses for his workpeople.
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