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Location - Leeds & District

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Civic Hall, Great Entrance Hall (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. View looking along the length of the Great Entrance Hall of Leeds Civic Hall. This is the first room encountered when entering through the portico at the front of the building. The walls are lined with Hopton Wood stone from Derbyshire and the pillars are made from Scagliola, a synthetic imitation of Green Malachite. The floor is mostly laid with Gris Monchette, a type of French marble, and also features borders of Hopton Wood stone and Belgian black marble.
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Civic Hall, Great Entrance Hall (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. Interior view of the Civic Hall showing the Great Entrance Hall. This massive T-shaped room is entered through the wrought iron gates at the front of the building. It is lined with Hopton Wood stone from the Derbyshire quarry of that name. The floor is mainly laid with Gris Monchette, a type of marble from France, with borders of Hopton Wood stone and Belgian black marble. The pillars are made from scagliola, a synthetic imitation of Green Malachite. The photo was probably taken around the time of the opening of the Civic Hall in 1933.
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Civic Hall, Great Entrance Hall and Staircase (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. Interior view of the Civic Hall showing the Great Entrance Hall looking towards the main staircase. An inscription at the top of the first flight of stairs reads 'George V by the grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the seas. King Defender of the Faith opened this building on the 23rd day of August in the year of our Lord 1933. Robert H. Blackburn, Lord Mayor E. Vincent Harris, Architect. Thomas Thornton, Town Clerk'.
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Civic Hall, Great Entrance Hall and Staircase (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1933. Interior view of Leeds Civic Hall showing the Great Entrance Hall, which is accessed through three doorways from under the portico at the main front entrance. The view looks towards the main staircase which leads up to the Reception Hall on the first floor. The Civic Hall was designed by E. Vincent Harris and opened on 23rd August 1933; this photo dates from around that time.
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Civic Hall, Great Entrance Hall and Staircase (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1933. Interior view of Leeds Civic Hall showing the Great Entrance Hall, the large room encountered when first coming through the main front doors. To the left is the staircase which takes you up to the Reception Hall on the first floor. The Entrance Hall features walls lined with Hopton Wood stone, floors of Gris Monchette marble and pillars of green Scagliola. The staircase has alternate steps of Hopton Wood stone and black Belgian marble. View taken around the time of the opening of the Civic Hall in 1933.
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