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Leicester Castle Great Hall
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Leicester Castle Great Hall

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Julie Thomson
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Leicester Castle Great Hall
Prints and Drawings
Pencil drawing (?) band, Interior of gabled timber framed hall with spiral staircase to left
1/4 Glass plate negative

Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

The original part of Leicester Castle was built around 1070. Although originally used as a residence, it gradually became more used as a courthouse. The Great Hall was built around 1150 and still retains some of its 12th century timberwork. The Queen Anne brick frontage in 1695. This image is a reproduction of a 1821 painting by the architect Henry Goddard.
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