Museum Block

23 Oct 1999
Museum Block, Marlborough, Kennet, Wiltshire, SN8 1PA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5407 Museum Block SU 1868 5/118 II GV 2.

1882-3. Architects A E Street ant A W Blomfield (executing a design of 1881 by G E Street, who had died in the meanwhile). Red brick. Hipped tile roof with balustraded platform. Brick chimneys with cornicing and arcuated panelling.

2 storeys and attics. Elaborately carved wood modillion eaves cornice. 2 lower flanking blocks. 2-5-2 ranges of sashes with glazing bars and moulded brick jambs. Moulded brick aedicule with scrolled broken pediment in centre of ground floor. 2 elaborate wooden oriels in mid-C17 manner, added by Edwin H Crocker in later 188O's. 3 attic dormers with casements and glazing bars, 2 with segmental, 1 with triangular pediments. Rusticated brick quoins.

C House, B House, The Musuem Block, The Arcade, Tge Bradleian Building, The North Block, the Porter's Lodge, gates and railings, the Chapel, and A house form a group.

Listing NGR: SU1845668626


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1287 IOE Records taken by Hilary Mack; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Hilary Mack. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Mack, Hilary

Rights Holder: Mack, Hilary


Brick, Tile, Victorian Public School, Education, Private School, School, Museum, Recreational, Art And Education Venue