Town Hall, Portmeirion: Hercules Hall (or Ballroom)

RIBApix ref no RIBA11854
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: Wales
CityPortmeirion
Image Date1956
ViewInterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/WAL/324 (ES3404)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Town Hall was built in 1937-1938. The windows and plaster ceiling of Hercules Hall both belonged to the Jacobean part of Emral Hall in Flintshire which was demolished in the 1930s. The wood panelling, also from Emral Hall, dates from the 1720s.

Subject tags

town planning, ceilings, halls, town halls, fantastic architecture, decorative plasterwork, villages