Architecture (143 pages found in this category)


Alhambra Theatre, Manchester

The Alhambra Theatre in Higher Openshaw, Manchester, England, was designed by the architect H. A, Turner. Intended for use as a music hall, it was opened in 1910 as part of the H. D. Moorhouse Theatre Circuit.

All Saints’ Church, Urmston

Grade I listed Roman Catholic Church in Urmston, Greater Manchester.

Alloway Kirk

Alloway Kirk and its graveyard provided the setting for Robert Burns’s poem Tam o’ Shanter.

Ambulatory

General term for a covered walkway, and more specifically for the walkway linking the two chancel aisles behind the high altar.

Ancoats Hall

Post-medieval country house built in 1609 in Ancoats, Manchester by Oswald Mosley, a member of the family who were Lords of the Manor of Manchester.

Apse

Semicircular or polygonal termination of the chancel, which is typically situated at the eastern end of a Christian church.

Arthington Priory

Arthington Priory, founded in the mid-12th century, was a nunnery or convent that was home to a community of about ten nuns in Arthington, Yorkshire.

Atherton Hall

Country house and estate in Atherton in Lancashire, England built between 1723 and 1742, demolished in 1824.

Back-to-back house

A form of terraced houses in the United Kingdom, each sharing party walls on three of their four sides.

Barton Aqueduct

Aqueduct, designed by James Brindley and opened on 17 July 1761, which carried the Bridgewater Canal over the River Irwell at Barton-upon-Irwell, in the historic county of Lancashire, England.