Liverpool (10) St George's Hall Area & William Brown Street
See also Liverpool (5) Lime Street Station
On William Brown Street has as finer collection buildings as any town or city anywhere in England
The fine building of what was the William Brown Library and Museum built 1857-1860 by Thomas Allom and modified by the Liverpool Corporation architect John Weightman. It is 17 bays wide with a six column Corinthian portico.
St John's Gardens by St George's Hall
The old Sessions House - the High Court of its day, built in 1882-1884 by F. & G. Holme. The portico has some fine paired columns.
A full wide view of the monumental magnificent St George's Hall. The design competition was won by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes in 1839, who also won the 1840 competition for the assize courts
The great columns of the wide steps up to St George's Hall, a grand building in every way!
The semi-circular Picton Reading Room attached' to St George's Hall, in the foreground is the large black water fountain that separates St George's Square from William Brown Street
Some of the friezes on the side of St George's Hall
A scene from the display-museum in St George's hall illustrating Liverpool's history
The old courtroom, the court dock
The view of the old crown courtroom in St George's Hall from behind the high court judge's chair!
A cameo picture of the maritime history of Liverpool in the museum section of St George's Hall
Looking along the long gallery-balcony of the St George's Concert Hall
A fine and highly decorated piece of architecture! The great organ can be seen on the left, I remember listening to a lunchtime concert by the great cathedral organist and teacher Alan Rawsthorne.
The highly ornate roof of St George's Concert Hall
The stained glass windows of St George and the Dragon at either end of the Concert Hall of St George's Hall
The front facade of St George's Hall
The equestrian statue of Prince Albert in front of St George's Hall
The Empire Theatre where I once saw the Beatles in the 1960s!
North West of England Liverpool scenes docspics images pictures © Phil Brown top tourist attractions in Liverpool, tourist information on Liverpool, student accommodation in Liverpool, luxury hotels, hostels to suit all budgets, B&B, self-catering flats, dining out in Liverpool, pubs, cafes, restaurants, museums, art galleries, guided tours of Liverpool docks, colleges, universities, churches, cathedrals, music concerts, theatres, cinemas, River Mersey, mini-breaks in North-West England
LIVERPOOL INDEX: Liverpool (1) The Albert Dock, Salthouse Dock, Canning Dock and Wapping Dock Area Liverpool (2) The Pierhead and 'Three Graces' Buildings Area Liverpool (3) The 'NEW' Museum of Liverpool Liverpool (4) The Maritime Museum and The International Museum of Slavery Liverpool (5) Lime Street Station, Mount Pleasant and University Area Liverpool (6) Bold Street Area, Bluecoat School Chambers and St Luke's Church Liverpool (7) The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King & Crypt Liverpool (8) The Anglican Cathedral Liverpool (9) A Miscellany of Buildings Liverpool (10) St George's Hall Area & William Brown Street Liverpool (11) The Walker Art Gallery Liverpool (12) The World Museum Liverpool (13) YHA Youth Hostel and some places to eat and drink Liverpool (14) A Ferry Trip on the River Mersey Ferryboat the ROYAL IRIS
TOP OF PAGE