Firth Street: Commercial Mills Back Block (to Canal)

Details

Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:1861
Plans Register:no data
Street:Firth Street
Property Name / Number:Commercial Mills
Area:no data
District:Kirklees
Town:Huddersfield
Grid Reference:SE1463916010
Building Project:Commercial Mills Back Block (to Canal)
Type:Industrial
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, now Apartments, Grade II Listed (29 September 1978)
English Heritage Listing:1212238 — listed on 29 September 1978 (old ID: 339845)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:4028

Additional Information

1861. Hammer-dressed stone. Pitched slate roof. Coped gables on kneelers. 5 storeys. Stone brackets to gutters. 11 ranges of industrial windows (ground floor windows round-arched, with vermiculated voussoirs and continuous impost band). One range of loading doors. Staircase tower with pitched slate roof, coped gable on kneelers. One range of loading doors and one range of round-arched windows in plain raised surrounds to side: one range of paired round-arched windows with plain raised surrounds and glazing bars to front. "1861" inscribed in large serifed letters in gable. Oculus above it. 2-storey engine house extension to east. Door up 7 stone steps with 2 sunk panels and 2 glazed round-arched panels, fanlight, pilasters, moulded brackets and moulded cornice. Above this one round-arched sash with glazing bars in moulded surround with vermiculated keystone and impost blocks.

Canal elevation has 14 ranges of industrial windows (ground floor windows round-arched with vermiculated voussoirs and continuous impost band). Engine house has one continuous 2-storey window in moulded surround with vermiculated keystone and impost block. Iron tank on roof. Octagonal chimney stack, tapering, plain.

[Extract from the Historic England web site, list entry number 1212238]

Location

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What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
Firth Street: Commercial Mills Front Block (to Firth Street) (1864)157ft48m
off Queen Street South: Wooden Store Room and Coach House (1880) - plan# 890233ft71m