Lockwood Mechanics' Institute, Lockwood

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  • appears on maps: 1890 [#504], 1905 [#55]
  • location on map: Meltham Road, Lockwood
  • status: still exists
  • category: institute
  • architect: John Henry Abbey (1831-1880)

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 23 December 1977
  • listing entry number 1216011
MELTHAM ROAD (North Side) Mechanics Institute. Mid C19. Ground floor ashlar. First floor hammer-dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Sides hammer-dressed stone. Hipped stone slate roof. Two storeys. Deep moulded eaves cornice with brackets. Frieze with "Mechanics' Institute" in sans-cerif, very large. Continuous sill band to first floor. Moulded cornice over ground floor. Ground floor horizontally rusticated. Three ranges of windows, those on first floor round-arched with moulded voussoirs and keystones. Double doors with moulded panels and fanlight in good surround, consisting of four Doric 3/4 columns, full entablature and blocking course.


Lockwood Mechanics' Institute, Lockwood


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This page was last modified on 28 June 2017 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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