Edgar Wood Society Visit – “Briarcourt”, Lindley, Huddersfield.

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Date(s) - 18/07/2015
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Heritage Coffee Mill and Bistro, Lindley


academyarchitect11londuoft_0157 - Copy_procEdgar Wood Society members only (Annual membership £15).

Numbers are limited to 20 people, so book now using the Bookings form below. Closing date for bookings is 1st July (or when 20 places booked).

Cost £10, including deposit of £5  – this includes lunch. Note: lunchtime drinks not included in the price. Transport from Middleton is available for those without cars. Please ask in comment box.

We shall meet at 12 noon for lunch (soup and sandwiches) at the Heritage Coffee Mill and Bistro, 70 Plover Road , Lindley. After lunch we shall make our way to Briarcourt for a tour of the house. Afterwards there will be an opportunity to look at the famous Lindley clock tower and Norman Terrace.

This a wonderful opportunity for a private visit to Briarcourt thanks to the kindness of the new owners.

modernebauformen06stutuoft_0113_procBriarcourt – Edgar Wood designed this wonderful Arts & Crafts house in 1894. Inspired by irregular Jacobean vernacular halls, it was celebrated nationally and internationally for its vigorous design and artistic quality. The interior includes, wood panelling, carving, internal timber framing, built in furniture, inglenook fireplaces and a magnificent moulded plaster ceiling. In addition, Edgar Wood’s friend, Staithes Group artist Frederick Jackson, painted a frieze depicting a harvest scene interspersed with roses. It is the only one of of his friezes to have survived.


Bookings are closed for this event.