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Yi Tai Study Hall at Shui Tau Village of Kam Tin Heung was built by Tang Yi Tai Wui, a group of 16 local scholar-gentry during the Daoguang reign (1821 - 1850) of the Qing Dynasty to worship Man Cheong (God of Literature) and Kwan Tai (God of Martial Arts), and as a venue for educating the young villagers. Its architectural designs are particularly interesting. The doorways of the halls on the two sides are moon-shaped openings. The gable walls are adorned by plaster mouldings of plants and birds while the window lattices feature coin patterns and irregular geometric patterns.

The forecourt of Yi Tai Study Hall is paved with white stones, earning it the epithet of “Pak Shek Hong” (White Stone Lane). Students who attended the study hall were thus called “Students of White Stone Lane”. The study hall is a two-hall rectangular building. The front hall is dedicated to the God of Wealth, Man Cheong, Kwan Tai and God for the Imperial Civil Service Examination. Separated by a courtyard in the middle, the rear hall is a study room.

Yi Tai Study Hall was declared a monument in 1992.


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