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Architecture of Lancashire

20 May 2014

1898 – Horrockes, Crewdon & Co, Piccadilly, Manchester

Architect: Charles Heathcote “We give an illustration of the warehouses now in course of erection, Piccadilly, Manchester, for Messrs. Horrockses, Crewdson, and Co. The building is fireproof throughout, and lined with glazed bricks...

17 May 2014

1898 – Premiated Design for Technical Institute, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse & Willoughby “The competition for the proposed technical school at Bootle was decided some few months ago. The town council received twenty -two sets of plans and designs for the buildings,...

16 May 2014

1899 – House, Claremont Park, Blackpool, Lancashire

Architect: Herbert Wade “This building is in the course of construction at Blackpool, at a cost of about £.1,000. The whole of the dressings are of Mr. Edwards’ Ruabon red terracotta, the bricks...

15 May 2014

1899 – Welsh Congregational Church, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Owen Roberts “This church has recently been completed at a cost of 11,000, including all fitments, heating, and ventilating. The seating accommodation is for 4OO persons, and a schoolroom attached for 150...

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,...

06 May 2014

1898 – Technical School, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Best & Callon “This building is to be erected on a site adjoining the public baths. It is to be in red brick, with terracotta dressings, the roof covered with Westmoreland slates....

06 May 2014

1899 – Selected Design for Royal Institution, Liverpool

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme The Liverpool Royal Institution was a learned society set up in 1814 for “the Promotion of Literature, Science and the Arts”. After the construction of the William Brown Library...

01 May 2014

1899 – Mission Building, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse & Willoughby “This design was one submitted by Messrs. Woodhouse and Willoughby, F.R.I.B.A., of Manchester, last year, in a limited competition, but without a professional assessor, under the motto “Evangel.” The...

01 May 2014

1900 – Church and Schools, Wareley Rd., Blackpool, Lancashire

Architect: Herbert Wade “These are to be built with Harpoint facings and Yorkshire stone dressings, and will accommodate 600. The cost of the church and schools will be £4,500. The rear portion of...

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