An exterior view of the Town Hall, showing the base of the south-west tower from the south with a contemporary car parked in front of it

Date:
1942
Location:
Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax, Calderdale
Reference:
AA42/08733
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The hall was designed by Sir Charles Barry and E.M. Barry and was opened in 1863. The plan is rectangular, and has a south-west tower with three stages and a balustrade broken at each corner with short domed cupola. The square-based spire has clock faces on all sides and three stages. At the top is an iron balcony with balustrade and weathervane.

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Italianate, Tower, Victorian Town Hall