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Wool Hall

closeGlossary Term [1] the old wool market in the parish of St. Thomas, and to build a new Wool Hall in St. Thomas Street. It was designed by R.S Pope and opened in February 1830 at a cost of £4400. Pope introduced many features that were to reappear at Bush House, and the two bear closeGlossary Term [2] similarities. At Bush House, Pope reduced the Wool Hall's diminutive pedimentGlossary Term [3] even further to the shallowest projection at the centre of the S front. It was recently adapted as the offices of a firm of architects.

Last updated: Monday, 26th January 2009