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Saltaire, Bradford

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.
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1337
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest 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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