St George's Hall, Lime Street, Liverpool: the east front and St George's Plateau

RIBApix ref no RIBA54959
Architect/DesignerCockerell, Charles Robert (1788-1863)
Elmes, Harvey Lonsdale (1814-1847)
Artist/PhotographerNewton, James
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1854
Image Date2011
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDigital image
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit James Newton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The design for St George's Hall was won in open competition by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes in 1839. Construction began in 1841 and after Elmes's death in 1847 work was continued by the Corporation Surveyor, John Weightman, until C. R. Cockerell took over as architect in 1851.

Subject tags

entrances, concert halls, squares, porticos, monuments, colonnades, law courts