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Stone Flowers Concrete Jungle

Leeds Town Hall was built between 1853-1858, in 1856 the plans were revised to include a clock tower in order to make the building have more grandeur a building of great civic pride, Leeds at the time was going through rapid growth and increased importance, it would eventually become one of the largest town halls in the country and its height of 255ft was unsurpassed by any other building in the city from its completion in 1858 until 1966.


Its architect Cuthbert Brodrick created the new town hall in a beautiful Classical/ Baroque design, its facade is covered in Corinthian Order columns and pilasters, it also features decorative urns, balusters, lamps, friezes and scrolls. The building is Grade 1 Listed and one of my favourite Town Halls that I've seen on my travels! lol.

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Taken on September 30, 2011