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Architecture of Yorkshire

01 October 2013

1919 – War Memorial Lych Gate, St. Oswald’s Church, Guiseley, Yorkshire

Architect: Charles A. Nicholson Published in The Building News, September 12, 1919: “This lych gate will be erected at the north-west entrance of the churchyard, marking the approach to the old burial ground....

01 October 2013

1919 – Public Baths, Five Lane Ends, Idle, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: William Williamson Perhaps never constructed, but the site suggested is now in use for residential buildings. Published in The Building News, January 15 1919: “These baths are to be erected on a...

09 September 2013

1918 – Single Room Dwellings, Longlands, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: William Williamson From The Building News, January 1, 1919: “This scheme provides for sixty-three single-roomed dwellings for the housing of 126 persons. The site occupied was formerly a very congested slum area,...

19 May 2013

1920 – Marsh, Jones, & Cribb Department Store, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Cackett & Burns Dick From The Building News, July 16 1920: “Messrs. Marsh, Jones, and Cribb, the well-known decorators and furnishers of Leeds, decided to erect new buildings, and offered substantial premiums...

17 May 2013

1873 – Premises, Boar Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Thomas Ambler From The Building News, December 19 1873: “This illustration represents one of tho new shops in the reconstruction of Boar-lane, in Leeds. The widening of this street has caused a...

17 May 2013

1874 – Congregational Church, Goole, Yorkshire

Architect: Thomas Porter From The Building News, October 9 1874: “The new Congregational church and schools about to be erected at Goole (of which we this week give a perepective view) are designed...

10 May 2013

1920 – Design for Alexandra Hotel, Bridlington, Yorkshire

Architect: Percy Bown Unbuilt extensions to the Alexandra Hotel – the central bock of nine-bays with a further three-bays to either side comprised the original hotel. Demolished in the 1970s after many years...

10 May 2013

1920 – Unbuilt War Memorial, Bridlington, Yorkshire

Architect: P.M. Andrews & H.G. Blackford Following the end of the war in 1918, plans were made to commemorate the Bridlington’s fallen with a suitable memorial. A £100 first prize was offered for...

01 May 2013

1920 – Designs for Sheffield War Memorial Halls, Yorkshire

Architect: E. Vincent Harris An Architectural competition was held in 1920 to design a new muncipal building including a concert hall venue – and was won by E. Vincent Harris. Construction was delayed...