This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NZ 2465 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BARRAS BRIDGE
14/83 Hancock Museum of Natural History.
Museum.1878 by John Wardle for the Newcastle Natural History Society. Sandstone ashlar with plinth;roof not visible. Greek Revival style. 2 storeys, 4:1:5:1:4 bays. One-bay projections flank wide stone steps up to terrace with 5 double doors and overlights. Plain stone reveals to doors and to wood mullioned-and- transomed windows in end bays and on first floor; ground floor of projections has blind panels. Square Doric attached columns define sections. Entablature and parapet with raised panels over projecting wings and over central low relief THE HANCOCK MUSEUM on fascia. Square piers flanking lowest steps have cast iron urn-shaped supports to square gas lamps, now disused.
Listing NGR: NZ2485765158
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob
Ashlar, Cast Iron, Sandstone, Stone, Victorian Museum, Education, Recreational, Art And Education Venue