Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster, London: view of the hall and hammer-beam roof
|Yevele, Henry (d. 1400)|
|Artist/Photographer||Pugin, Augustus Charles (c. 1769-1832)|
|Library Reference||EW E.e.315/3|
|Subject||Ceilings ; Parliament buildings ; Vaulting ; Decorative woodwork ; Halls ; Law courts ; Public buildings|
SOURCE: R. Ackermann. The Microcosm of London (London, 1835), vol. III, pl. 94 NOTES: This ancient hall housed the Law Courts from the 13th century until 1882. The Hall itself was generally used for the trial of peers, 'accused of treason or any other high crimes', and for those impeached by the House of Commons.
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