HANCOCK MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1024951
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1971
Statutory Address:
HANCOCK MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, BARRAS BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HANCOCK MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, BARRAS BRIDGE

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

District:
Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 24857 65169

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
304384
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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