Deposited Plan No. 1603
Kirkgate: New shop front
|Deposited Plan Number:||1603|
|Date:||13 January 1887|
|Property Name / Number:||Number 6|
|Area:||Huddersfield Town Centre|
|Building Project:||New shop front|
|Type:||Retail - alterations|
|Applicant Address:||4, Kirkgate, Huddersfield|
|Architect:||John Kirk & Sons|
|Architect Address:||John William Street, Huddersfield & Dewsbury|
|Status of Project:|
Approved - subject to drain being properly shown on plan and carried out.
|Contractor Address:||no data|
|Work Commenced:||no data|
|Work Completed:||no data|
|Subsequent Alterations / History:||The shop front does not survive. See Additional Information|
|English Heritage Listing:||no data|
|Location of Archives:||Kirklees West Yorkshire Archives|
|Buildings of Huddersfield ID:||1435|
This is a new shop front making use of the current plate glass technology allowing a large windows for display. and follows the insertion of a new shop front by Freeman Hardy & Willis in the adjacent property. The plans show a double fronted shop front with recessed glazed door. The three storey building, dating from the early 19th century is listed and currently houses Coral . In Nicholson's time, the upper floors of the building contained living acommodation. This new shop front does not survive.
Nicholsons were hosiers and glovers. According to the 1884 Directory, the next door property was occupied by Afred Smith, jeweller, watch,aker & silversmith.
At the Same Location?
|Record||Distance (feet & meters)|
|Kirkgate & Market Place: Alterations to shop (1884) - plan# 1296||0ft||0m|
|Kirkgate: No 4||0ft||0m|
|Kirkgate: New shop front (1886) - plan# 1567||0ft||0m|
|Kirkgate: No 6||24ft||7m|