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Architecture of Yorkshire

01 May 2013

1874 – Commercial Buildings, Park Row, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: George Corson Published in The Building News, July 10 1874: “This building has been lately erected for Mr. Archibald Kamsden, for the purposes indicated above. The offices of the Royal Insurance Company...

01 May 2013

1872 – Villa, Brough, Yorkshire

Architect: J. King James Published in The Building News, December 6 1872: “THE material used is concrete, worked with Drake’s patent wrought-iron apparatus. The proportions of gravel and concrete for the foundations (which...

28 February 2013

1871 – Selected design for Leeds Infirmary, Yorkshire

Architect: Henry Walker The Infirmary was built in 1874 alongside the Leeds Union Workhouse. In 1915 both workhouse and infirmary were taken over as the East Leeds War Hospital; in 1925 it became...

26 February 2013

1884 – Pawson Brailsford Building, No.1 High Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Architect: Hadfield & Son Pawson Brailsford were a Sheffield-based publisher. Their main activity as publishers were the trade catalogues they produced for Sheffield manufacturers, especially for cutlery, tools and general engineering products. They...

26 February 2013

1863 – Design for new Infirmary, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Construction of the current hospital on its new site in Great George Street started in 1863 to the designs of Sir George Gilbert Scott. Before drawing up the plans...

31 January 2013

1868 – Mechanic’s Institute, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Cuthbert Brodrick Constructed as a lecture hall, and location for study, the Institute was later used as a concert hall, and has now been converted for use as Leeds Museum. The main...

31 January 2013

1861 – Volunteer Drill Hall, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: Andrews & Delaunay From The Building News: “THE accompanying is a view of the drill-room about to be built for the Sth West York Rifle Volunteers at Bradford, on land leased to...

28 January 2013

1873 – Warehouse, Wellington St., Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Henry Walker Illustration published in The Building News, July 11th 1873: “Amongst this week’s illustrations we give a perspective view of a Leather Warehouse in course of erection in Leeds, and designed...

26 January 2013

1871 – Villa, Broomhill, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Architect: Hadfield & Son From The Building News” WE this week draw the attention of our readers to the design of a house lately erected for Mr. Stacey, pianoforte dealer, in the Victoria-park,...