Hancock Museum Of Natural History

Date:
7 Jul 2000
Location:
Hancock Museum Of Natural History, Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 7RH
Reference:
IOE01/00154/17
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

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.

17.12.71

G.V. II*

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Cottrell_Bob IOE Records for Cottrell, Bob; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© 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

Keywords

Ashlar, Cast Iron, Sandstone, Stone, Victorian Museum, Education, Recreational, Art And Education Venue