SE2933 : Terracotta decoration

taken 1 year ago, near to Leeds, Great Britain

Terracotta decoration
Terracotta decoration
One of the pillars around the entrance of the Metropole Hotel.
The Metropole Hotel, King St., Leeds

Completed in 1899 on the site of the 4th version of the White Cloth hall, from which the Cupola was retained. The Metropole is clad in Terracotta made by J Edwards at the Rhos Glazed Brick and Trefynant Fireclay Works, Pen-y-bont.

Currently run by PH hotels and branded "The Met" the name is due to change again in a few months, extinguishing all reference to the Metropole. But the name on the frontage cannot be removed, as this is a grade II listed building (LinkExternal link )

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Date Taken
Friday, 22 February, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 February, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Material (from Tags)
Terracotta 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pillar 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2971 3346 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.7963N 1:33.0266W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2971 3346
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Hotel Entrance  Terracotta 

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