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4. The Town of Harrogate

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Some buildings and streets in the centre of Harrogate which expanded greatly in the 18th and particularly the 19th century as it developed into a famous Spa town in West Yorkshire, though wells have been described since the late 16th century.

 

 

 

Harrogate: Tourist Information Centre off Crescent Road.

 

 

Harrogate: The Royal Baths

 

Harrogate: The 'back entrance' to the Winter Gardens

 

The Winter Gardens, the steps down from the Parliament Street entrance, which looks down into what is now the main bar and restaurant area

 

Harrogate: The main bar and restaurant area in the Winter Gardens

 

Harrogate: The fine building of the Victoria Shopping Centre

 

The attractive Prince Albert Row of shops

 

Cathcart House, West Park, built soon after 1800 has had some distinguished occupants and guests in the past, on the right is United Reformed Church

 

 

Harrogate: Prospect Place, West Park

 

Harrogate: The Alexandra Hotel (the 'Alex'!)

 

Harrogate: The Yorkshire Hotel

 

The War Memorial, St Peter's Church and curved arcade of shops typical of Harrogate's 19th century architecture

 

Harrogate: Details of carvings on the solid stone War Memorial

 

 

Harrogate: the famous 'Bettys Cafe Tea Room' on Montpellier Parade in the Montpellier Quarter.

 

Harrogate: The attractive and relaxing Montpellier Quarter of Harrogate town centre - the junction of Montpellier Parade and Montpellier Mews.

 

Harrogate: Montpellier Mews

 

The Royal Hall, Harrogate, on Ripon Road and Kings Road.

 

The Royal Hall was built by R. J. Beale and F. Matcham in 1903. Pevsner describes it as 'a cheerful building with funny short columns on the upper floor and several fancifully shaped little lanterns and cupolas'! Its a great concert hall and a pleasure to sing there in a charity concert with the Dalesmen Male Voice Choir from Danby, North Yorkshire.

 

The elaborate boxes of the Royal Hall, Harrogate.

 

Some of the wall and ceiling paintings in the Royal Hall.

 

The stage of the Royal Hall, Harrogate, with all the chairs set out for the singers.

 

The singers of several male voice choirs rehearsing for an evening concert in the Royal Hall, Harrogate in 2014

 

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