Competition entry number 1, Cotton Exchange, King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire: front elevation

RIBApix ref no RIBA125114
Architect/DesignerBrakspear, William Hayward (1819-1898)
CountryUK: England
CityBlackburn
Subject Date1865
Image Date1846
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePB858/9(6)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Brakspear won the competition for the building. However the design constructed was gothic revival in style and not built until 1862-1865 and, even then, the complete design was not undertaken. Early in the twentieth century the building was converted into a cinema. It is listed Grade II.

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