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The High Court, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA/12

Scope and Contents

289x209mm. View from Esplanade Row looking westwards towards the S. facade of the High Court. Designed by Walter Grenville in imitation of the Cloth Hall at Ypres and completed in 1872, the S. facade has a colonnade of pointed arches running along the lower storey, with the capitals of the columns sculpted in Caen stone. A massive 180 foot tower rises from the centre of the facade above the principal entrance. In the left foreground in front of the building stands Sir Edgar Boehm's statue of the Earl of Northbrook, Viceroy from 1872-76, (Massey p.68).


  • Creation: 1918


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Finding aid date

2011-01-21 12:44:25+00:00

Includes index.

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