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Search Aspect ( Great Hall )
Location - Leeds & District

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Leeds University, Clothworkers Court & Great Hall, University Road (Woodhouse)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the entrance to Clothworkers Court on the left and the Great Hall, right, situated in University Road (formerly College Road). The buildings were designed by Alfred Waterhouse R.A. in red brick with stone facings in Gothic Collegiate style. Clothworkers Court housed the Textile Industries Department of the Yorkshire College and was built and equipped by the Clothworkers' company at a cost of £16,000. It opened in 1879. The Gothic style Great Hall incorporated the library and cost £22,000 to build. The hall is 86 feet long, 48 feet broad and 32 feet high and can accommodate 1,100 people on ceremonial occasions. It was also used for examinations. At the north end of the building there were dining and luncheon rooms and separate common rooms for male and female students. The Great Hall was opened in October 1894 by the Duke and Duchess of York.
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Temple Newsam House, Great Hall (Temple Newsam)
Colour imageUndated. View of the Great Hall of Temple Newsam House. Remodelled in a classical style by Frances Shepheard, the 9th Viscountess Irwin, in the 1790s, it was given a more romantic makeover by her daughter, Lady Hertford, about 1827, and that is the style in which it remains today.
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Temple Newsam House, the Great Hall (Temple Newsam)
Black & White imagec. 1945. During the Second World War the interiors of Temple Newsam underwent renovation to facilitate the buildings use as a country house museum. The chequer cork floor tiles were introduced to the Great Hall at this time and the overmantel removed and replaced by a tapestry.
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Temple Newsam House, the Great Hall (Temple Newsam)
Black & White image1923. Taken to mark the official opening of Temple Newsam House as a public museum on October 19th, 1923. The Great Hall dates from the 17th century but was remodelled between 1792 and 1796 when the central bay window, classical chimney-piece and doorcases were introduced. The Jacobean-style plaster ceiling decoration dates from 1827.
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Temple Newsam House, the Great Hall, Billiard Room (Temple Newsam)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the Great Hall at Temple Newsam House in use as a billiard room. The Great Hall dates from the 17th century but was remodelled between 1792 and 1796 when the central bay window, classical chimney-piece and doorcases were introduced. The Jacobean-style plaster ceiling decoration dates from 1827. In 1922 the house was sold to Leeds City Council and opened the following year as a museum. Photograph by Wormald of Leeds.
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