Northumberland Street: Princess Cinema
|Deposited Plan Number:||no data|
|Date:||Mid 19th Century|
|Plans Register:||no data|
|Property Name / Number:||Princess Cinema (former woollen warehouse)|
|Area:||Town Centre, HD1 1RL|
|Building Project:||Princess Cinema|
|Applicant Address:||no data|
|Architect:||Capt. Clifford Hickson|
|Status of Project:||no data|
|Contractor Address:||no data|
|Work Commenced:||no data|
|Work Completed:||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|
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) http://lbonline.english-heritage.org.uk/BuildingDetailsForm.aspx?id=404111&search=y