On the other side stands the Great Hall, an impressive doubleheight space with large crown-like chandeliers hanging in the cavernous ceiling from the hammerbeam
timber roof structure.
Eidlitz, who was primarily responsible for the interior, departed from the historicizing envelope to create a seemingly modern interior (since rebuilt) characterized by a delicate hammerbeam
ceiling and galleries cantilevered on iron brackets.
Buchanan Street is also home to the Argyll Arcade with its ornate iron-framed hammerbeam
Architectural highlights include grotesque stone gargoyles and comely female faces carved into pillars of stone, cathedral-like hammerbeam
roofs, and stained-glass windows decorating the reading rooms, chapels, and great halls.
Earlier in the day, Yell's trainer, John Hawkes, provided a major upset when his youngster Hammerbeam
beat the long-odds-on favourite Murphy's Blu Boy in the Blue Diamond Prelude.
Five stone statues of unnamed Saxon kings look down from alcoves beneath the 12th Century hammerbeam
The original plaster-grained ceiling depicting the Knights of the Garter had to be replaced with a new ceiling of oak hammerbeam
, the largest of its kind to be built this century.
The quality of the work, from the hammerbeam
roof to the stonework is superb.
The upper room, which has a hammerbeam
roof was built in 1641.
Centrepiece of the hotel is the magnificent, three-storey Great Hall with its carved stone walls, hammerbeam
roof and grand piano.
St Leonard's, Bridgnorth, which was mostly rebuilt in the 19th century, but still has a hammerbeam
roof which dates back to 1662.
This green ticket-hall, the long office half-rounded at its ends, that ironic clerestory, brown glazed tiles, green below, the same, the decorative hammerbeams
supporting nothing, above, of course