ST5872 : Bristol City Council House

taken 11 years ago, near to Bristol, Great Britain

Bristol City Council House
Bristol City Council House
The Council house is crescent shaped, and at either end are two large arches. This photograph is taken through one of those arches.

The council house was officially opened on 17th April 1956 by the Queen. It was designed by E. Vincent Harris and construction began in 1935. The shell of the building was almost complete when WWII commenced. During the war it was used as a restaurant. Inside the main room has the names of the Mayors of Bristol carved on the walls.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 July, 2006
Category
County administrative building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5827 7275 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.1311N 2:36.1160W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5827 7272
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