Berrick Hall

Berwick Hall (formerly Berwick House) was designed in 1930 as the residence of British trader BR Berwick. After being used as a residence before World War II, it was donated by the bereaved family to the Catholic Mariakai in 1956, and until 2000, the dormitory of St. Joseph International School. Was used as. It is the largest existing prewar Yamate foreigner's house, designed by American architect Jay Morgan. Morgan has many buildings such as Yamate 111th Building, Yamate Seikoukai, and Negishi Racecourse. The Berwick Hall, which stands on a site of 600 tsubo, is based on Spanish style, and the exterior is decorated with various decorations such as triple arches at the entrance, small windows called quatrefoil that draws on Islamic style, and a chimney with a tiled roof. I'm wearing it. The interior is also architectural, with a large living room and palm room, a Japanese-style dining room, white and black tiled floors, iron work on the entrance and stairs, and the walls of the son's room restored using fresco techniques. It is also a valuable building. In 2001, Yokohama City acquired the site where the building is located as an expansion area of Motomachi Park, and received a donation from the religious corporation Catholic Mariakai for the building, and after undergoing restoration and renovation work, Heisei The building and garden have been open to the public since 14 (2002).
  • Shop/Spot name
    Berrick Hall -->
  • Address
    72 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
  • Tel
  • Business hours
    9: 30-17: 00 (extended until 18:00 in July and August) [Closed] 2nd Wednesday (Open on public holidays and closed the next day), New Year holidays (12 / 29-1 / 3 of the following year)



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