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THE YORKSHIRE MUSEUM

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Museum and lecture hall, incorporating St Mary's Abbey remain in the basement. The Abbey remains comprise vestiges of the late 12th century Chapter House vestibule screen and vaulting shafts dated 1298-1307, late 13th century slype, early 14th century parlour and late 14th century warming house. The museum was built between 1827-1830 to designs by W Wilkins. The main elevation is of nine bays carried out in the Greek Doric style with Tetrastyle portico at the centre, with the whole raised up upon a podium. The lecture hall was added in 1912 to designs by E Ridsdale Tate.

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