Deposited Plan No. 1152

Vernon Avenue: Observatory

Details

Deposited Plan Number:1152
Date:14 December 1882
Plans Register:1869-1886
Street:Vernon Avenue
Property Name / Number:no data
Area:Highfield
District:Kirklees
Town:Huddersfield
Grid Reference:SE 1368 1717
Building Project:Observatory
Type:Scientific / Education
Applicant:Professor Harley F.R.S
Applicant Address:College Place, Huddersfield
Architect:no data
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:
Approved
Contractor:Dawson & Jones
Contractor Address:Moldgreen, Huddersfield
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Demolished (houses now built on site)
English Heritage Listing:no data
Location of Archives:Kirklees West Yorkshire Archives
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:1149

Additional Information

Plans deposited (2 sheets):

  1. Block Plan
  2. Elevation Plan

Construction: circular stone building 14 feet diameter, approx 15 feet high with domed roof.

Perhaps for use of Huddersfield College as structure built on college cricket field on new road now "Vernon Avenue".

Approximate Location

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The red marker indicates the approximate location of this record. Green and yellow dots are locations of other geotagged records, where yellow means the building was subsequently demolished.

What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
New North Road: Two Villas, No 81 and 83 (1871) - plan# 138317ft97m
New North Road: Two Villas (1871) - plan# 138327ft100m
Trinity Street: No 156327ft100m
New North Road: No 77 and 79 328ft100m

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