The Museum, Museum Square, Wisbech - Fenland

One of the first purpose-designed museums in England, 1846-7, and an important feature in Wisbech. Neoclassical style, with gault brickwork and slate roofs. The original display cases, bookcases, and decoration survive. Roof repairs to roofs, windows and rainwater goods, Repair Grant awarded by Historic England in 2020 and full repair scheme to be completed in late 2021.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    THE MUSEUM
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1126669
    Local Planning Authority:
    Fenland
    Site Type:
    Civil > Public building

Location

    Building Name:
    The Museum
    County:
    Cambridgeshire
    District / Borough:
    Fenland
    Parish:
    Wisbech
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    North East Cambridgeshire
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Occupied/in use
    Priority:
    F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
    Previous Priority:
    B
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Domenico D'Alessandro 01223 582742