Westgate: The Byram Arcade 10 - 18


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Plans Register:no data
Property Name / Number:The Byram Arcade, No 10 to 18 (even)
Area:Town Centre, HD1 1ND
Grid Reference:SE1443016762
Building Project:The Byram Arcade 10 - 18
Applicant:no data
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:W.H. Crossland
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:no data
Contractor:no data
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:1880
Work Completed:1881
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Existing, Building modernised several times, Grade II Listed (29 September 1978)
English Heritage Listing:1224912 — listed on 29 September 1978 (old ID: 421006)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:3975

Additional Information

1880-1. Architect W H Crossland. Hammer dressed stone. Pitched slate roof.

5 storeys. 5 gabled front, outer pairs separated by chimneys with pilaster strips running up their outer edges, central one crow-stepped with traceried panelling. Ground and mezzanine floor modern shops, except for Nos 10 and 12 which have contemporary shopfront with a swag on the mezzanine floor. Between

Nos 12 and 14 is the 3-centred arched entrance to the Byram Arcade, with carved voussoirs and spandrels, and wrought iron fanlight, over which is an elaborate cartouche with the arms of Ramsden, supported by gryphons, and the legend "Byram

Arcade" the lintel of the mezzanine window is decorated with contemporary glazed tiles. 2nd and 3rd floor windows are linked by vertical panels, in pairs, separated by octagonal colonnettes: 13 ranges of sashes, in chamfered voussoirs, segment-headed on 3rd floor. 4th floor has paired sashes with stone millions and hollow chamfered reveals.

4 storey elevation to Station Street. Corner turret on elaborately moulded corbel at 1st floor level: conical roof. 3 modern shops. 2 doors with pointed arches, chamfered surrounds, crenellated transoms, and fanlights with cinquefoiled wooden tracery. 4 ranges of paired sashes, 3 of single sashes. 1st and 2nd floor windows set in tall recessed panels. Above 3 of the paired windows are paired round-arched windows with octagonal colonnettes, cusping and quatrefoil oculi above, surmounted by coped gables.

Byram Arcade itself has glazed top lighting and 2 balconies on all 4 sides, supported on cast iron brackets with simple tracery, and with elegant wrought iron balustrade with mahogany handrail.

(Extract from English Heritage listed buildings service, record number 421006) http://lbonline.english-heritage.org.uk/BuildingDetailsForm.aspx?id=421006&search=y


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What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
Westgate: New Arcade (Byram Arcade) (1878) - plan# 70033ft10m
John William Street: No 11 - 1591ft28m
John William Street: No 1 - 994ft29m
Station Street: No 1 - 7113ft34m
Westgate: Westgate House (1923)125ft38m
Westgate: Ramsden Estate Offices (& adjoining buildings) (1870) - plan# 142141ft43m
Station Street: No 9 - 13146ft44m
Station Street: Station Street Buildings 12151ft46m
Westgate / New Street: West Yorkshire Bank Building (1912)169ft52m
John William Street: No 17 - 37174ft53m
Chancery Lane: No 5 - 9198ft60m
Market Place: No 4 and 6202ft62m
Railway Street: Ramsden Estate Office (1871) 216ft66m
Market Street: No 1 and 3 (1913)226ft69m
Station Street: No 15234ft71m
Brooks Yard: No 4235ft72m
Market Place: Jubilee Memorial Fountain (1887) - plan# 1701240ft73m
Brooks Yard: Premises of F McShane Limited248ft75m
Brooks Yard: No 2253ft77m
Market Street: No 5 and 7270ft82m
Railway Street: No 2 - 6275ft84m
St. George's Square: Britannia Buildings (1856) 279ft85m
Westgate: No 28 - 32279ft85m
Chancery Lane: No 14283ft86m
New Street: New Bank Buildings (1870) - plan# 123286ft87m
Railway Street: No 13 - 21293ft89m
John William Street: No 22-34295ft90m
Market Place: Market Cross (1671)297ft90m
St. George's Square: No 7300ft92m
Market Street: No 9305ft93m
Market Place: No 7 and 9309ft94m
Chancery Lane: No 13315ft96m
Byram Street: No 4321ft98m