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Architecture of North West England

14 October 2009

1870 – Manchester Reform Club, Lancashire

Architect: Salomons & Jones From The Builder: “We give a view of the Club building now in course of erection in Manchester. The basement is to be let as stores, the ground floor...

04 September 2012

1870 – Market Hall, Burnley, Lancashire

Architect: James Green Constructed but without the planned tower. Contained 32 shops and 132 linear yards of stalls. The market area was covered by a three span wrought iron and glass roof. Demolished...

20 July 2010

1870 – Proposed Infirmary, Wigan, Lancashire

Architect: Thomas Worthington Image published in The Building News, March 4th 1870. “WE this week publish a plan and view of a design by Mr. Thomas Worthington, of Manchester, for the new infirmary...

11 March 2013

1870 – St. Alban’s Church, Tattenhall, Cheshire

Architect: John Douglas It is believed that a church has existed on this site since the time of the Norman conquest. Although the tower and parts of the present church date from the...

13 July 2009

1870 – Workshops for The Outdoor Blind, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: George T. Redmayne From The Building News, November 28, 1873: “Last week we gave an elevation of these workshops. To explain its title and render more apparent the fitness of the building...

29 October 2012

1871 – Former Great North Western Hotel, Lime Street, Liverpool

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse The hotel was built in in 1871 as a railway hotel by the London and North Western Railway to serve Lime Street Station, and contained 330 rooms. The hotel closed...

12 February 2013

1871 – India Mill, Darwen, Lancashire

Architect: Ernest Bates Eccles Shorrock & Co., cotton spinners, constructed this impressive building between 1859 and 1871, including the erection of a 303ft high Italian campanile chimney, and is now itself a Grade...

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...

29 June 2009

1872 – Childrens Hospital, Pendlebury, Lancashire

Architect: Pennington & Bridges