moot hall


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moot hall

A place of public assembly; a hall for meeting, debate, or judgment; a town hall.
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He was responsible for many buildings still standing in Newcastle, including the Assembly Rooms and the Moot Hall, and made many structural changes to Blagdon House - adding the stables and lodges to the south entrance to the park.
2 STEP INTO THE TOWN'S PAST VISIT the small museum in the timber-framed Moot Hall and discover more about the town's past.
The photo of the Castle Keep and the Moot Hall comes from 1963, while the picture of old Eldon Square comes from the same year.
Most of the 23 sessions included were held in Wakefield where there was a Moot Hall, but two took place in Brighouse and two in Kirkburton.
But after attending the trial of two of Moat's accomplices in spring 2011, he lost motivation and had failed to adjust to losing his sight, his widow Kath told the inquest at Newcastle's Moot Hall.
His widow Kath told the inquest at Newcastle's Moot Hall that her husband had several affairs with women, but his last with Lisa French, a survivor of the London bombing, ended their marriage.
Two medieval towers - the 14th century Old Gaol, one of the oldest purpose-built prisons in England, now a museum telling of the gaol, the Shire and the Borders, and a 14th to 15th century Moot Hall - add to the strong sense of history.
Close to the seafront is the Moot Hall - the town's old meeting place, which now houses a museum.
Close to the seafront is the Moot Hall - the town's old meeting place, which dates from the 16th century and now houses a museum.
Starting and finishing at Moot Hall, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, the walk takes in everything the unspoilt coastline of Aldeburgh has to offer, from its historic buildings to its stunning views and wildlife, and is said to be perfect for both experienced and new walkers.
Alison Smith and Jim Harkess tied the knot at the Moot Hall Law Courts in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Like most coastal towns in this area it has suffered from erosion by the sea and the 16th Century Moot Hall, which was once the centre of the town, now stands almost on the sea wall.