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HANCOCK MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HANCOCK MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

List entry Number: 1024951

Location

HANCOCK MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, BARRAS BRIDGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1971

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304384

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Details

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: NZ2485765169

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24857 65169

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