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Architecture of North East England

24 June 2010

1863 – Square Church, Halifax, Yorkshire

Architect: Joseph James “Among the many new and handsome structures erected of late years in the town of Halifax, this is one of the most conspicuous, inasmuch as it is almost the first...

24 June 2010

1863 – St. Cuthbert’s Church, Durham

“The subject of our chief cut, the new church of St. Cuthbert, Durham, has just been completed, from the designs of Mr. Robson, of that city. The type upon which its architectural features...

24 February 2011

1864 – Church of St. Wilfred, York

Architect: George Goldie Designed by George Goldie, son of a prominent parishioner Dr. Goldie the church was designed in the Gothic revival, a copy of 13th-14th century style. The Church was completed in...

10 December 2011

1866 – Exchange Buildings, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire

Design for new exchanges buildings for Hull.

04 March 2014

1867 – Wool Exchange Building, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: Lockwood & Mawson The winning entry in an architectural competition that drew many entries, with John Ruskin invited to give his advice. Wwon by the local architects Lockwood and Mawson with a...

28 February 2013

1868 – Elm Ridge, Darlington, Durham

Architect: G.G. Hoskins A private home until it became a Methodist church in the 1930s, which it still is to this day. From The Building News, January 8 1869: “ELM KIDGE, intended as...

31 January 2013

1868 – Mechanic’s Institute, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Cuthbert Brodrick Constructed as a lecture hall, and location for study, the Institute was later used as a concert hall, and has now been converted for use as Leeds Museum. The main...

22 September 2012

1868 – The Mining Institute & Wood Memorial Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Archibald Matthias Dunn Now known as Neville Hall, a Grade II* listed building and home of the North of England Mining Institute. It was designed and built at the height of the...

26 January 2013

1868 – Vicarage, Marton, Ousebum, Yorkshire

Architect: John Ladds “ONE of our illustrations this week is a view and ground plan of Marton Vicarage, near Ousebum, Yorkshire, lately erected for the Rev. J. R. Lunn, from designs and plans...