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Architecture of North West England

01 February 2014

1898 – Townhall, Heaton Chapel, Lancashire

Architect: Hooley & Mee “This design, by Messrs. T.W. Hooley and F.W. Mee, of Manchester, was submitted in a recent limited competition, and aims at an endeavour to produce a suitable building picturesquely...

06 May 2010

1898 – Two Houses at Hoole Road, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: Richard Hall “These houses, which are being erected for Sir. Robert Bower, of Chester, are faced with Haydock Colliery pressed bricks, and the roofs are covered with Ruabon brown tiles, supplied by...

11 February 2014

1898 – Village Shops, Port Sunlight, Cheshire

Architect: Grayson & Ould “The distinguishing feature beyond the notable extent of the undertaking is the picturesque and varied character of their buildings, several leading architects having been engaged by the proprietors for...

12 July 2009

1898 – Wardley Hall, Lancashire

Architect: John Douglas “THIS most interesting old Hall, which has recently been very carefully restored, was originally part of the inheritance of the Worsleys of Worsley. The Wardley estate passed to Thurstan Tildesley...

11 May 2014

1898 – Wayfarers Arcade, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Hurst & Bolshaw The Arcade first opened in October 1898 and was originally called the Leyland Arcade, after Southport MP, Sir Herbert Leyland. The arcade was the idea of John Humphrey Plummer,...

08 April 2014

1899 – Baptist Church, Northwich, Cheshire

Architect: Francis P. Halsall “The subject of this sketch, now approaching completion, is situated close to Acton Bridge Station, Cheshire, and is to replace the present building at Ouston, which is both too...

08 April 2014

1899 – Cottage homes, Styal, Cheshire

Architect: James P. Broadbent “The group of buildings herewith illustrated has been erected for the Chorlton Union. It comprises a lodge at entrance, which is used as a quarantine station, homes to accommodate...

23 June 2010

1899 – Cottages, Port Sunlight, Cheshire

Architect: Jon Simpson “The walls are of brick, the lower portions and chimneys being faced with Edwards’s red Ruabon, 6in. by 23in., having thick white mortar weathered joints, and the upper portions finished...

08 April 2014

1899 – Cottages, Port Sunlight, Cheshire

Architect: Ernest George & Yeates “Thisis a group of seven cottages, inclosing throe sides of a quadrangle. The treatment is exceedingly simple with rows of wooden casement windows and with rough-aiat walls above...