John William Street: No 70 - 78


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:Mid 19th Century
Plans Register:no data
Street:John William Street
Property Name / Number:70 - 78 (even)
Area:Town Centre, HD1 1EH
Grid Reference:SE1445916965
Building Project:No 70 - 78
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, Grade II Listed (6 April 1973)
English Heritage Listing:1313875 — listed on 6 April 1973 (old ID: 340016)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:3770

Additional Information

Mid C19. Ashlar sandstone. Sandstone stacks with modillioned cornices. 3 storeys. Modillioned eaves cornice. Continuous moulded sill bands. Moulded cornice above ground floor. Rusticated quoins. Ground floor has modern shop fronts (except for upper parts of No , which have fancy glazing bars), but some fascias are separated by paired fluted consoles. However, 3 bays at north end, and one at south, have segment-headed openings with continuous moulded impost band, and moulded voussoirs: 2 have sashes, with a recessed panel below them, one has a modern door, and one has double doors with 6 moulded panels and fanlight. 1st and second floors have six ranges of sashes in moulded surrounds

(shouldered on 1st floor), those on 1st floor having sills on fluted brackets, cornices and triangular pediments on windows 3, 8, 11 and 15. Chamfered corners with Brooke Street, and with Wood Street. Brook Street elevation has 10 ranges of sashes, those on ground floor the same as their counterparts in John William

Street, those on 1st floor with moulded surrounds, those on 2nd floor with plain surrounds.

(Extract from English Heritage listed buildings service, record number 340016)


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What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
John William Street: No 6844ft13m
John William Street: No 64 and 6682ft25m
Northumberland Street: Princess Cinema116ft35m
Northumberland Street: No 1 and 3125ft38m
Byram Street: No 23134ft41m
St. George's Square: Additions to the 'George Hotel' (1899) - plan# [?32)192ft58m
St. George's Square: The George Hotel (1849) 192ft58m
George Hotel, St. George's Square: Additions and Alterations to Hotel (amended plan) (1938) - plan# 24820A192ft58m
John William Street: Empire Cinema (1915)193ft59m
Byram Street, Brook Street, Lord Street: New Wholesale Market (1887) - plan# 1706203ft62m
Northumberland Street: Crescent Hotel206ft63m
Brook Street: No 1 and 3 (1863)228ft70m
Byram Street: No 13 to 18 (consec)245ft75m
Brook Street: No 11246ft75m
Northumberland Street: New Post Office (1874) - plan# 331270ft82m
John William Street: Lion Buildings (1853) 270ft82m
Brook Street: No 13 to 17 (odd)287ft88m
Brook Street: No 13 - 17287ft88m
Northumberland Street: New Post Office Building (1914) (1914)289ft88m