An interior view of the Town Hall, showing the glazed roof of the Victoria Hall

Date:
1942
Location:
Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax, Calderdale
Reference:
AA42/08737
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. Victoria Hall is a double height space with a gallery on all sides and a glazed ceiling. The centre of the ceiling has twelve square panels with foliage designs and a domed window, while the outer windows forma curve to the hall ceiling height.

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, Ceiling, Roof, Window, Victorian Town Hall