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THE CLASSICAL TOWN HALL AT LEEDS, BUILT IN VICTORIAN TIMES

THE CLASSICAL TOWN HALL AT LEEDS, BUILT IN VICTORIAN TIMES

Leeds Town Hall was designed by Cuthbert Brodick, and the foundation stone was laid in 1853, when the city was in the full flush of its cloth and engineering prosperity. This huge building is in the Palladian manner, and includes the Victoria Hall, where the Leeds Triennial Festivals and other musical events are held. Here also a bronze tablet commemorates Joseph Aspdin, part inventor of Portland cement The dome is 225 feet high The municipal buildings and city art gallery are opposite.

Other pictures from Things to See Round Leeds

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LANDMARKS AT HUDDERSHELD AND WAKEFIELD; DEWSBURY CHURCH AND PAULINUS

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