Corn Exchange

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On the way back again from Wales I had a bit of time to destroy in Leeds. It is a charming spot that I do not take a look at approximately plenty of, and however I invested the afternoon in a pool corridor which I could do pretty a lot anywhere, I did get to see a small bit of the town.

The Leeds Corn Exchange is gorgeous, and reminds me just how a lot beautiful architecture we have in the United kingdom. Built by Cuthbert Brodrick and concluded in 1864, this is a Quality I outlined building which, fortunately, signifies it will not meet the exact destiny as some of his other properties in Leeds did – specifically demolition.

From what is a fairly unassuming Victorian structure upon method, the doorways are laid with pink carpet which will make you come to feel as if you have left the turmoil of the avenue and about to face one thing unique the inside does not permit you down…as you can see below. Based on three concentrations you get good vantage points of the domed roof and symmetrical staircases, specially from the balcony exactly where I took this.

Even though it is now household to quite a few boutique outlets, it invested twenty yrs entire of retailers that sold ‘alternative’ products it would have been awesome to have visited for the duration of those people situations as I imagine that society would in shape in extremely nicely with this encompassing.

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Posted by murphyz on 2013-07-23 08:09:00

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