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HRS 841 Manchester Free Trade Hall Nov 1995 interior

"The Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester, was a public hall constructed in 1853–6 on St Peter's Fields, the site of the Peterloo massacre and is now a hotel. The hall was built to commemorate the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846. The architect was Edward Walters[1] The hall subsequently became Manchester's premier concert hall until the construction of the Bridgewater Hall in 1996. It was designated a Grade II* listed building on 18 December 1963.[2]" For more information SEE http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Trade_Hall
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Keywords:architects, architecture, buildings, edward walters, free trade, free trade hall, manchester, peter street, peterloo, theatres, victorians

HRS 841 Manchester Free Trade Hall Nov 1995 interior