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Ace architects of Victorian Leeds - Ambler to Waterhouse

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1 Mar 2020 2:30pm - 4:30pm

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Leeds Town Hall

The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AD

A walk that sets the best 19th century buildings in the context of their times.

Come and find out about the buildings designed between the late 1830s and the turn of the 20th century.

The growing industrial town needed more buildings: commercial, residential, civic and religious. How were building styles, materials, forms and locations influenced by demand, fashion, technology, legislation and individual creativity? How did architecture in Leeds relate to the wider picture of urban development? How does the Victorian heritage strike us now, after more than 100 years of change?

Meet at Leeds Town Hall – on the steps beside the main entrance on the South front.

Image Info: Rachael Unsworth

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During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.


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