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Architectural Heritage
Engraving of Leeds Town Hall, undated
© Courtesy of the Leodis database
A bolt out of the blue

Cuthbert Broderick arrived in Leeds like a bolt out of the blue in 1852. Originally from Hull, Broderick learnt his trade in a seven-year apprenticeship to architect Henry Lockwood. The pupil was largely unknown until his winning design for Leeds Town Hall gained him the £200 first prize.

Words: Trevor Gibbons

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