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Oakwood Hall

Oakwood Hall, Bingley, West Yorkshire

Oakwood Hall, Bingley, West Yorkshire is a 19th-century mansion with substantial interior fittings by the Victorian architect William Burges. The hall was constructed in 1864 by Knowles and Wilcox of Bradford for Thomas Garnett, a prosperous textile merchant. The style is "conventionally dour Gothic"[1]

Garnett had the interiors designed by Burges, who contributed a fireplace, and by [2] whilst Morris himself has been credited with the surrounding images of The Four Seasons.

The Hall is a Grade II Listed Building as at 6 November 1973[3] and is now a hotel.

Notes

  1. ^ The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: West Riding, page 616
  2. ^ William Burges and the High Victorian Dream, page 301
  3. ^ British Listed Buildings online: http://britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-337957-oakwood-hall-bingley

References

  • Pevsner, Nikolaus and Radcliffe, Enid, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, West Riding (1967) Penguin Books
  • Mordaunt-Crook, J William Burges and the High Victorian Dream (1981) John Murray

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