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Architecture of Yorkshire

04 March 2014

1867 – Wool Exchange Building, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: Lockwood & Mawson The winning entry in an architectural competition that drew many entries, with John Ruskin invited to give his advice. Wwon by the local architects Lockwood and Mawson with a...

24 February 2014

1898 – Castle Hill Tower, Huddersfield, Yorkshire

Architect: Isaac Jones “On Saturday last, the 25th inst., the foundation-stone of this building was laid by Mr. J. Frecheville Ramsden, son of Sir J.W. Ramsden, Bart., Lord of the Manor. The tower...

04 February 2014

1898 – Reckitt & Sons, Hull, Yorkshire

Architect: Gelder & Kitchen “This new block of offices, &c., is now in course of erection in Danaon’s-lane, Hull, adjoining the extensive starch and blue works of Messrs. Reckitt and Sons, Limited, having...

04 February 2014

1898 – Queen’s Theatre, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Hope & Maxwell The Queen’s Theatre auditorium could accommodate 3,500 people, and as reported in the Leeds Mercury, ‘the interior decorations, and the appearance of the theatre will be found not only...

04 February 2014

1898 – Victoria Hotel, Harrogate, Yorkshire

Architect: Albert E. Kirk “The Victoria Hotel, Harrogate, is situated at the corner of Coldbath-road and the Esplanade, facing the Stray. It will be seen that the old building is of very simple...

04 January 2014

1898 – Higher Grade School, Scarborough, Yorkshire

Architect: Hall, Cooper & Davis “The accompanying drawing is in this year’s Royal Academy Exhibition. The design was selected in competition early last year. Thirty- six sets of designs were sent in, and...

04 January 2014

1898 – Mile Thornm School, Halifax

Architect: J.F. Walsh Published in The Building News, September 16 1898.

01 October 2013

1918 – School for Crippled & Deaf Children, Bolton Rd., Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: William Williamson Now a care centre for children with disabilities. From The Building News, January 1, 1919: “These school buildings have just been completed. They mark a further advance in the educational...

01 October 2013

1918 – Midland Rd. Infants’ School, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: William Williamson From The Building News, January 29, 1919: “This school has recently been erected in the Midland Road, Manningham, for 250 infants. The front aspect is south- east, and entrances are...

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