Northumberland Street: Princess Cinema


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:Mid 19th Century
Plans Register:no data
Street:Northumberland Street
Property Name / Number:Princess Cinema (former woollen warehouse)
Area:Town Centre, HD1 1RL
Grid Reference:SE1449016948
Building Project:Princess Cinema
Applicant:no data
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:Capt. Clifford Hickson
Architect Address:Stott
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, Building opened as cinema in 1923, Grade II Listed (29 September 1978)
English Heritage Listing:1229547 — listed on 29 September 1978 (old ID: 404111)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:3873

Additional Information

Mid C19. Opened as a Picture House in 1923, Architect Capt Clifford Hickson of Stott, Sykes and Hickson (Huddersfield) built in the same style as its neighbours ie Nos 1 and 3 (qv). Ashlar. Hipped slate roof. 3 storeys.

Entablature, dentilled eaves cornice and parapet. Continuous moulded sill bands.

Canted corners with rusticated quoins. 3 ranges of windows with glazing bars, those on 2nd floor with moulded frames, those on 1st floor with moulded frames and dentilled cornices: central 1st floor window has triangular pediment.

Ground floor has Tuscan colonnade (glazed) and 3 doors with horizontal rustication,

Doric friezes, round-arched heads and moulded imposts; that on corner of Byram

Street has blind fanlight with sculpted altar in relief. This elevational treatment continues for 2 bays on both Byram and Wood Street elevations.

(Extract from English Heritage listed buildings service, record number 404111)


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What's Nearby?

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John William Street: Lion Buildings (1853) 217ft66m
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St. George's Square: The George Hotel (1849) 255ft78m
St. George's Square: Additions to the 'George Hotel' (1899) - plan# [?32)255ft78m
George Hotel, St. George's Square: Additions and Alterations to Hotel (amended plan) (1938) - plan# 24820A255ft78m
St. Peter's Street: Revenue Chambers 11 and 13262ft80m
Brook Street: No 1 and 3 (1863)278ft85m
Brook Street: No 11286ft87m
John William Street: Empire Cinema (1915)291ft89m
Brook Street: No 13 - 17308ft94m
Brook Street: No 13 to 17 (odd)308ft94m