Faraday Square, Milnsbridge

This page is a bare-bones entry for a location which appears on an historic Ordnance Survey map. More detailed information may eventually be added...


  • appears on maps: 1890 [#288]
  • location: off Hofmann Street, Milnsbridge
  • status: still exists
  • category: square with rows of terraced houses

Together with the nearby terraced row known as Hofmann Cottages (likely named after the German chemist Professor August Wilhelm von Hofmann)[1], these may have collectively been known as Dawson Buildings, presumably having been built by chemical manufacturer Dan Dawson of Milnsbridge whose chemical works were situated on the opposite side of the river.


Notes and References

  1. Hofmann had links to the chemical industry in Huddersfield. See also Wikipedia: August Wilhelm von Hofmann