St George's Hall, Lime Street, Liverpool: the Great Hall

RIBApix ref no RIBA80737
Architect/DesignerCockerell, Charles Robert (1788-1863)
Elmes, Harvey Lonsdale (1814-1847)
Artist/PhotographerAshton, Paul
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1854
Image Date2012
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDigital image
Library Reference0020
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Paul Ashton / 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

halls, concert halls, law courts