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Architecture of North West England

09 September 2013

1919 – Selected design for School, Chorley New Road, Bolton, Lancashire

Architect: Charles T. Adshead Now known as the Bolton School. Central block completed by 1928, the outer quadrangles added later, completed in 1965, fulfilling the original plan for the school. Charles T. Adshead...

01 July 2013

1914 – The Fletcher Moss Home, Didsbury, Lancashire

Architect: John Swarbrick Published in The Building News, September 19 1919: “This drawing, recently exhibited at this years Royal Academy, was prepared “before the’ war for Mr. Fletcher Moss, J.P., the author of...

20 May 2013

1898 – Holland Street School, Ancoats, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse & Willoughby “For this work a limited competition was instituted in 1894, and we now publish the design adopted by the board. The building provides for a mixed and infant school...

16 May 2013

1876 – St John Chrysostom’s Church, Victoria Park, Manchester

Architect: George T. Redmayne The building is in the early English style, and was built to the design of George T. Redmayne, who also designed the College of Art in Cavendish Street, Manchester,...

14 May 2013

1874 – Offices for Lancaster Gas Company, Lancashire

Architect: Roland Charnley Published in The Building News, November 27 1874: “Which are now about completed, stand on a plot of ground adjoining the Town-hall, and facing towards the market-place. On the ground-...

13 May 2013

1872 – St. Walburge’s Church, Preston, Lancashire

Architect: S.J. Nicholl From The Building News, November 1 1872: “THE church of S. Walburge, Preston, Lancashire, was, as originally designed, a parallelogram, with an open timber roof in one span of 55ft.,...

13 May 2013

1871 – Town Hall, Rochdale, Lancashire

Architect: W.H. Crossland / Alfred Waterhouse Built in the Gothic Revival style at a cost of £160,000, and was inaugurated 27 September 1871. The architect, William Henry Crossland, was the winner of a...

08 May 2013

1898 – Technical School, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

Architect: Woodhouse & Willoughby “We illustrate in this week’s number the ground and first-floor plans and the perspective ^new of the first premiated and accepted design for the above, which was obtained in...

01 May 2013

1920 – Houses, Alderley Edge, Cheshire

Architect: F. Milton Cashmore From The Building News, July 23 1920: “These houses. now nearing completion, have been planned so as to give the living rooms advantage of an exceptional view- extending to...