CITY MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1061372
Date first listed:
11-Jul-2002
Statutory Address:
CITY MUSEUM, THE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CITY MUSEUM, THE SQUARE

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Winchester (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 48104 29406

Details



869/0/10063 THE SQUARE 11-JUL-02 City Museum

GV II



Museum. 1902; by Colson, Farrow and Nisbett. Knapped flint with freestone dressings. Welsh slate mansard roof with glazed ridge light. Flint and freestone lateral stacks with weathered caps. PLAN: Rectangular on plan, with entrance vestibule at west end containing stairs. Tudor style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement. Symmetrical west front has recessed curved corners with 3-light mullion-transom windows; central 4-centred arch doorway with carved spandrels, side-lights and label with carved stops; large 3-light window above with painted shields in the lower lights and a small gable above with chequer-pattern flushwork. The 3-bay north and south sides have large 3-light mullion-transom windows with 4-centred arch lights to first floor windows and hoodmoulds; all stone mullion windows with leaded panes. INTERIOR: Entrance vestibule has stone stairs with plain iron balusters, moulded handrail and Jacobethan style newel with carved heraldic lion and shield finial. Attic open to moulded queen-post roof trusses. A well designed Tudor style public building very conspicuously situated in the city centre near the Cathedral.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
489606
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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