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MUSEUM BLOCK

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: MUSEUM BLOCK

List entry Number: 1259055

Location

MUSEUM BLOCK

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Marlborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1974

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 446144

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 1868 5/118

MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE Museum Block

GII 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.Two storeys and attics. Elaborately carved wood modillion eaves cornice.Two lower flanking blocks.Two-five-two ranges of sashes with glazing bars and moulded brick jambs. Moulded brick aedicule with scrolled broken pediment in centre of ground floor.Two elaborate wooden oriels in mid-C17 manner, added by Edwin H Crocker in later 188O's.Three attic dormers with casements and glazing bars,two with segmental, one with triangular pediments. Rusticated brick quoins. C House, B House, The Museum Block, The Arcade, The Bradleian Building, The North Block, the Porter's Lodge, gates and railings, the Chapel, and A house form a group.

Listing NGR: SU1845668626

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National Grid Reference: SU 18471 68740

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