Wakefield Road: Canal Warehouse


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:1770s (Between 1774 and 1780)
Plans Register:no data
Street:Wakefield Road
Property Name / Number:Canal Warehouse at Aspley Basin
Area:Aspley Basin, HD5 9AB
Grid Reference:SE1493516457
Building Project:Canal Warehouse
Type:Commercial / Industrial
Applicant:Built for Sir John Ramsden
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:no data
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:no data
Contractor:Luke Holt
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Existing, now Apartments, Grade II* Listed (12 September 1973) (upgraded from grade II to II*)
English Heritage Listing:1223867 — listed on 12 September 1973 (old ID: 419740)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:4029

Additional Information

Canal warehouse at Aspley Basin (formerly listed as Old Canal Warehouse).

Between 1774 and 1780. Built for Sir John Ramsden's Canal, whose route was initially (1766) surveyed by James Brindley, and eventually constructed by Luke Holt.

Hammer dressed stone. Pitched stone slate roof. 3 storeys and attic. Central gabled part breaks forward slightly and has one range of panelled loading doors, round-arched on attic floor. To left of this is one 3-light stone mullioned window with glazing bars and one 2-storey extension to the north. To right of it is one 3-light stone mullioned window on ground floor, one 9-light stone mullioned window on 1st floor, and two 3-light stone mullioned windows on 2nd floor. Venetian window with keystone on attic floor at west end. One range of panelled loading doors with balconies at canal end. Winch hoist over.

[Extract from the Historic England web site, list entry number 1223867]


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What's Nearby?

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Wakefield Road: No 40 - 48227ft69m