This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
URPETH BEAMISH OPEN-AIR MUSEUM NZ 25 SW 218549 3/59 Bandstand in town area, opposite Ravensworth Terrace II
Bandstand. Late C19; moved from Saltwell Park, Gateshead and rebuilt at Beamish Museum in 1978. Light-red engineering brick and stone base; cast-iron and wood superstructure. Octagonal plan.
Low base has 3 courses of Flemish-bond brickwork and chamfered stone coping.
8 thin columns with Roman Ionic capitals. Low railings between columns; each section in 3 panels: central panel with bird, butterfly and floral motifs; flanking panels with wavy bars. Columns support posts with scrolled brackets and stylised lyres. Low-pitched hipped roof, with overhanging eaves, is crowned by open cupola with scrollwork and ornamental finial.
Listing NGR: NZ2182154966
© 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
Cast Iron, Engineering Brick, Stone, Wood, Victorian Bandstand, Recreational, Music Speech And Dance Venue, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces
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