Deposited Plan No. 1259

Swallow Street & Bow Street: Three houses and one shop.


Deposited Plan Number:1259
Date:14 January 1884
Plans Register:1869-1886
Street:Swallow Street & Bow Street
Property Name / Number:no data
Area:no data
District:Central Ward
Grid Reference:no data
Building Project:Three houses and one shop.
Type:Residential - new build
Applicant:George Heywood
Applicant Address:Swallow Street, Huddersfield
Architect:L. Lunn (Architect)
Architect Address:Woodsome Lees, Kirkburton
Status of Project:
Approved, though drainage should be amended, and public footpath interfered with. Should be viewed.
Contractor:no data
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:See earlier plans for history - Deposited Plans 958 14/4/1881; 1175 15/2/1883; and, 1181 13/3/1883;
English Heritage Listing:no data
Location of Archives:Kirklees West Yorkshire Archives
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:1228

Additional Information

The plans provide for the building of two cottages; a shop with living accommodation; and a dwelling house on the north and east sides of a plot of ground at the junction of Swallow Street and Bow Street.

The accommodation in the two cottages fronting Swallow Street comprised:

  • Basement (part) - keeping cellar; coals
  • Ground - living room; single storey scullery extension to rear)
  • Chamber - two beds

A covered passage from Swallow Street between the second cottage and the shop on the corner of the site provided access to the yard.

The shop had a door on the corner of the two streets. and large windows to each street frontage.

The accommodation comprised:

  • Basement - Cellar
  • Ground - shop; living room; scullery
  • Chamber - four beds (the first floor chamber extended over the covered passage).

A dwelling house adjoined the shop, with its main frontage in Bow Street.

The accommodation comprised:

  • Basement - wash kitchen; keeping cellar
  • Ground - kitchen; living room
  • Chamber - three beds

The well drawn plans, with attractive detailing, show a stable and privies in the south western corner of the yard behind the properties.