New England

New England Pub (former)

Previously the Duke of York
Brook Road North (on corner with York Road)

Pub built in 1898.

History

Original building on York Rd in Victorian gothic style with turret. Extension on Great West Rd in Neo-Georgian or ‘Road House’ style. According to source “RIBApix” the pub was extended by local architects Nowell Parr and Son. Continue reading “New England Pub (former)”

Brentford Library

Brentford Library

Boston Manor Road Library built in 1903 Grade II statutory listed. In St Paul’s Conservation Area. English Heritage Listing Library. 1903 by T H Nowell Parr, builder Joseph Dorey and Co; for Brentford  District Council; benefactor Andrew Carnegie. Yellow stock brick in English bond with terracotta dressings; Welsh slate roof with tile ridges. 2 storey central block of 3 bays flanked by single-storey wings. Plinth; … Continue reading Brentford Library

Swimming Baths, Clifden Road

Brentford Swimming Baths

Clifden Road

Swimming baths built in 1895, now part residential, part vacant needing extensive work.

Grade II Statutory Listed.

On English Heritage “At Risk” Register

In St Paul’s Conservation Area.

English Heritage Listing

Public baths. 1895-6 by T Nowell Parr (District Surveyor) for Brentford Urban District Council, builder J Barnes; later additions and alterations.

Entrance elevation and right return block of red brick in Flemish bond with ashlar dressings; otherwise stock brick in Flemish bond with red brick dressings. Welsh slate roofs. Red brick chimneys. Plinth with roll-moulded coping.   Entrance elevation: one storey; 4 bays, progressively stepped forward (from left) and having door, window, door, window, the entrance bays narrower. The doors are in internal porches which have ashlar architraves with imposts and keyed archivolts with ashlar panels over (now cemented) and, inside, half-glazed panelled double doors with overlights which have wooden mullions and transoms and leaded, coloured, glazing. Continue reading “Brentford Swimming Baths”

Boatmen's Institute

Boatmen’s Institute

The Butts

Built in 1904 as a community centre for canal families, now a private residence.

Grade II statutory listed.

In Butts Conservation Area.

English Heritage Listing

Boatman’s institute, later house. Built in 1904 for The London City Mission by architect Noel Parr. Arts and Crafts style. Comprised two schoolrooms on the ground floor with living accommodation above.  Continue reading “Boatmen’s Institute”