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Architecture of Lancashire

20 February 2011

1899 – Haydock Park, Lancashire

Architect: Mangnall & Littlewoods “These buildings are nearing completion. The design was selected in a limited competition, the cost being about £H,000. The architects are Messrs. Mangnall and Littlewoods. The plan given with...

18 February 2011

1873 – Bolton Town Hall, Lancashire

Architects: Hill & Woodhouse A Grade II* listed Town Hall designed by William Hill and George Woodhouse and opened in June 1873 by Albert Edward, Prince of Wales. In the 1930s, the building...

17 February 2011

1858 – St. Francis Xavier Church, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: S.J. Nicholl Design for Altar & Reredos published in The Building News, January 1st. 1858.

06 February 2011

1930 – Lutyens’ design for new Cathedral, Liverpool

Architect: Sir Edwin Lutyens Following the purchase of a site at Brownlow Hill in 1930, Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869–1944) was commissioned to provide a design which would be an appropriate response to the...

05 February 2011

1906 – Tower Buildings, Liverpool

Architect: Walter Aubrey Thomas The present structure is one of the earliest steel-framed buildings in England, and details of its architecture reflect the earlier fortified building on the site. It is clad in...

02 February 2011

1876 – House at Northenden, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Bell & Roper Perspective View & Ground Plan published in The Building News, November 24th 1876. Designed for L.Ward esq.

02 February 2011

1876 – House at Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Ed Salomons Perspective View incuding Plans, designed for Capt. H.A.Bennett, and published in The Building News, October 13th 1876.

02 February 2011

1872 – Church of St. Bridget, Wavertree, Liverpool

Architect: E.A. Heffer Elevation, section & plans from The Building News, December 8th 1876. The foundation stone was laid on 21 September 1868 and the church was consecrated in 1872. It was originally...

15 January 2011

1856 – Town Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire

Architect: James Paterson The construction of Blackburn’s original, Italian renaissance style town hall was completed in 1856 at a cost of £35,000. It originally housed a police station with 18 cells, a large...

15 January 2011

1880 – Villa, Blackburn, Lancashire

Architect: Waugh & Isitt “We have received no particulars descriptive of this villa residence at Blackburn, of which we are enabled to give a plan and view of the entrance-front to-day. The materials...