John William Street: No 17 - 37


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:Mid 19th Century
Plans Register:no data
Street:John William Street
Property Name / Number:17 - 37 (odd)
Area:Town Centre, HD1 1BL
Grid Reference:SE1444816812
Building Project:No 17 - 37
Type:no data
Applicant:no data
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:no data
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:no data
Contractor:no data
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Existing, Ground floor to J.W street now modern shop fronts (see below), Grade II Listed (29 September 1978)
English Heritage Listing:1313914 — listed on 29 September 1978 (old ID: 340011)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:3766

Additional Information

Mid C19. Ashlar sandstone. Ashlar stacks. 3 storeys. Modillion eaves cornice.

Parapet with regularly spaced piers. Continuous moulded sill on 1st and 2nd floors. Continuous moulded cornice to ground floor, partly obscured by modern shops. Rusticated quoins. Ground floor on John William Street side nearly all modern shopfronts except for following:

1. Doorway of No 19, which has Tuscan columns taking full entablature, door with 6 moulded panels, and square fanlight.

2. Late C19 shopfront with fancy glazing bars immediately south of arch.

3. Rusticated pilaster and 2 elaborately moulded consoles to ground floor cornice immediately south of archway.

Ground floor to St Peter's Street is rusticated and has 2 windows, 2 doors and one segment-headed archway (with contemporary cast iron gates) in plain surrounds, with moulded and slightly dropped keystones. 19 ranges of sashes with glazing bars on John William Street, and 6 on St Peter's Street. 1st floor windows have moulded and shouldered frames, with slightly projecting panelled aprons, entablatures, segmental pediments on windows 3, 8, 11, 15 and 18, and a segmental pediment on window 13 (counting from left). Window

13 also has balustrade with vase-shaped balusters. 2nd floor windows are segment-headed have moulded and shouldered surrounds, keystones, and 2 moulded consoles to each sill. Bay 6 on John William Street breaks back slightly, has trabeated archway, and ground floor cornice is surmounted by rusticated voussoirs.

(Extract from English Heritage listed buildings service, record number 340011)


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What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
Station Street: Station Street Buildings 1273ft22m
St. George's Square: Britannia Buildings (1856) 128ft39m
John William Street: No 11 - 15144ft44m
John William Street: No 22-34145ft44m
Station Street: No 9 - 13171ft52m
Westgate: The Byram Arcade 10 - 18 (1880)174ft53m
John William Street: No 1 - 9187ft57m
Station Street: No 15189ft58m
Westgate: New Arcade (Byram Arcade) (1878) - plan# 700194ft59m
Station Street: No 1 - 7223ft68m
St. George's Square: No 7224ft68m
Railway Street: Ramsden Estate Office (1871) 227ft69m
Railway Street: No 13 - 21234ft71m
St. Peter's Street: Department of Social Services236ft72m
John William Street: Lion Buildings (1853) 250ft76m
St. Peter's Street: Revenue Chambers 11 and 13257ft78m
Westgate: Ramsden Estate Offices (& adjoining buildings) (1870) - plan# 142263ft80m
Westgate: Westgate House (1923)287ft87m
Byram Street: No 4300ft92m
Westgate / New Street: West Yorkshire Bank Building (1912)304ft93m