List of works by George Latham

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George Latham (died 1871) was an English architect and surveyor, who practised from on office in Nantwich, Cheshire. His works include churches, country houses, a workhouse, a bank, and a market hall. Hartwell et al. in the Buildings of England series consider that his finest work was Arley Hall. He designed buildings in a variety of architectural styles, including Neoclassical, Jacobean, and Georgian.[1]

Major works

Key

Grade Criteria[2]
II* Particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
II Buildings of national importance and special interest.
"—" denotes a work that is not graded.

Works

Name Location Photograph Date Notes Grade
Church of St Mary the Virgin Wistaston, Cheshire
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1827–28 A church in Georgian style. The chancel was lengthened and a transept added in 1884 in the same style.[3][4] II
Willington Hall Willington, Cheshire
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Willington Hall hotel - geograph.org.uk - 214243.jpg 1829 Built as a country house, it was extended in 1878 and in the 1920s. During the 1950s it was reduced in size, and a portico was added in 1950. It has since been used as a hotel.[5][6][7][8] II
Arley Hall Arley, Cheshire
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Arley hall.jpg 1832–46 Built as a country house for Rowland Egerton-Warburton to replace an earlier house on the site.[9][10][11] II*
St Jude's Church Tilstone Fearnall, Cheshire
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100px 1836 Sited opposite the entrance to Tilstone Lodge, it was paid for by its owner, Admiral John Tollemache (formerly Halliday).[12][13] II
Northwich Union Workhouse Northwich, Cheshire
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Salt museum northwich.jpg 1837–39 Originally built as workhouse, it later became the Salt Museum, and then the Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse.[14][15][16] II
Congregational Church Nantwich, Cheshire
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100px 1842–43 A large brick building, now closed.[17][18] II
Savings Bank Welsh Row, Nantwich, Cheshire
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39 Welsh Row, Nantwich2.jpg 1846–47 Built as a bank, later used as offices.[19][20] II
Harris Institute Avenham Lane, Preston, Lancashire
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The Harris Institute, Preston - geograph.org.uk - 1651553.jpg 1849 Added a terraced forecourt to a building of 1846–49. Originally the Institute for the Diffusion of Knowledge, later part of the University of Central Lancashire.[21][22] II*
Market Hall Market Street, Nantwich, Cheshire
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Market Hall, Nantwich 1867–68 This has a central entrance, above which is a crest. Along the top is a panel containing the coats of arms of local families. The windows are mullioned and tramsomed. Inside are two rows of cast iron columns carrying the iron roof.[23]

References

Citations

  1. Hartwell et al. (2011), p. 37.
  2. Listed Buildings, Historic England, retrieved 29 March 2015<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Hartwell et al. (2011), p. 682.
  4. Historic England, "Church of St Mary the Virgin, Wistaston (1138557)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 19 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. de Figueiredo & Treuherz (1988), p. 282.
  6. History, Willington Hall, retrieved 19 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Hartwell et al. (2011), p. 669.
  8. Historic England, "Willington Hall (1137030)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 19 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. De Figueiredo & Treuherz (1988), pp. 23–27.
  10. Hartwell et al. (2011), pp. 105–107.
  11. Historic England, "Arley Hall (1329694)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 19 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. Hartwell et al. (2011), pp. 640–641.
  13. Historic England, "Church of St Jude, Tilstone Fearnall (1310678)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 20 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  14. Hartwell et al. (2011), p. 515.
  15. Historic England, "Weaver Hall, Northwich (1161095)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 20 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  16. Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse (formerly the Salt Museum), Cheshire West and Chester, retrieved 20 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  17. Hartwell et al. (2011), p. 495.
  18. Historic England, "Congregational Chapel, Nantwich (1373912)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  19. Hartwell et al. (2011), p. 500.
  20. Historic England, "39 Welsh Row, Nantwich (1249211)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  21. Hartwell & Pevsner (2009), p. 522.
  22. Historic England, "Harris Institute, Preston (1207231)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 February 2012<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  23. Hartwell et al. (2011), p. 496.

Sources

  • De Figueiredo, Peter; Treuherz, Julian (1988), Cheshire Country Houses, Chichester: Phillimore, ISBN 0-85033-655-4<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Hubbard, Edward; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2011) [1971], Cheshire, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, ISBN 978-0-300-17043-6<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Hartwell, Clare; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2009) [1969], Lancashire: North, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, ISBN 978-0-300-12667-9<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>