Wood Memorial Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Also known as the North of England Mining and Mechanical Engineers Institute. These offices, library and lecture theatre were built in 1869-72 by Archibald M. Dunn for the Coal Owners' Association on behalf of the North of England Institute of Mining Engineers. The building commemorates Newcastle's former pre-eminence in coal mining and the coal trade. It houses the world's most significant mining library.


Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne


Victorian (1837 - 1901)


library theatre leisure education mining Victorian (1837 - 1901)