Wood Memorial Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Wood Memorial Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Photograph taken 19 October 2000 © Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB. Source English H ref: 304944

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.

Location

Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

library theatre leisure education mining Victorian (1837 - 1901)