2017

SP3265 : Former Urquhart Hall

taken 7 years ago, near to Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England

Former Urquhart Hall
Former Urquhart Hall
Former parish hall for All Saints Church, built around 1905 to replace a previous non-conformist chapel on the site, dating from 1829 (with "seats for 450" according to the 1887 1:500 plan), which had been demolished in 1902. It served as a community centre, and one of its uses was as a temporary theatre for the Loft theatre company after the Colonnade Theatre was destroyed by fire in 1963. In 1981 the hall was bought by the local Sikh community for social and cultural activities, before being sold by them following their move to a new site on the Queensway Trading Estate.

It was named after the donor, Sarah Urquhart. For photo of the foundation stone on the left wall, see SP3265 : Foundation Stone, former Urquhart Hall.

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Geographical Context: Public buildings and spaces City, Town centre Place: Leamington Spa other tags: Mill Street Leam Terrace Urquhart Hall Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Saints [36] · Parish Church [30] · Community Centre [5] Other Photos: · Foundation Stone, former Urquhart Hall · Mill Street ·
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Ian Capper   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 4 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 March, 2017
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 321 654 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.1828N 1:31.8249W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 321 654
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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