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Architecture of Lancashire

21 March 2012

1878 – The Exchange Art Galleries, Liverpool

Architects: Salomons, Wornum & Ely Commercial art galleries for Messrs. Agnew & Sons, published in The Building News, September 20th 1878. Agnew & Sons were prominent art dealers, with premises in Manchester and...

06 March 2012

1882 – St. Lukes Art Workshops, Myrtle St., Liverpool

Architect: Henry Sumners Perspective view including ground plan as published in The Building News, June 23rd 1882. Designed by Henry Summers, this building became the studio and offices of Norbury, Upton & Paterson,...

04 March 2012

1896 – “Whitevale”, Didsbury, Lancashire

Architect: Joseph Swarbrick “This residence is situate upon the Ford Bank Estate, five miles south of Manchester. Whilst the situation of the site on the one hand demanded that the entrance should be...

04 March 2012

1896 – House at Blackburn Park, Didsbury, Lancashire

Architect: Joseph Swarbrick Perspective view including ground plan from The Building News, December 11th 1896.

18 February 2012

1901 – Belmont Congregational Chapel, Bolton, Lancashire

Architect: Bradshaw & Gass Perspective including ground plans published in The Building News, April 19th 1901. “The Belmont moors are the highest parts of the moorland which surrounds Bolton-le-Moors. Here is a village...

12 February 2012

1876 – St. Peter’s Church, Aintree, Liverpool

Architect: Bell & Roper Perspective including elevation & plan as depicted in The Building News, April 28th 1876. Consecrated in November 1877.

05 February 2012

1917 – Cunard Building, Liverpool

Architect: Willink & Thicknesse Constructed between 1914 and 1916, and one of the Pier Head’s ‘Three Graces’, the Cunard Line’s head office for 60 years from its completion in 1917 until the Company’s...

26 January 2012

1885 – Presbyterian Chapel, Whalley Range, Manchester

Architect: Magnall & Littlewoods Proposed Presbyterian Chapel – perspective view, ground plan & interior – published in The Building News, December 25th 1885. Description from The Builder, October 24th 1885: On the 10th...

26 January 2012

1908 – Applegarth, Nelson, Lancashire

Architect: Shaw & Vowles Perspective View including ground & 1st floor plans published in The Building News, November 13th 1908.