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Description: Bandstand in Town Area, Opposite Ravensworth Terrace
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109404
OS Grid Reference: NZ2182154966
OS Grid Coordinates: 421821, 554966
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8890, -1.6613
URPETH BEAMISH OPEN-AIR MUSEUM
NZ 25 SW 218549
3/59 Bandstand in town area,
opposite Ravensworth Terrace
Bandstand. Late C19; moved from Saltwell Park, Gateshead and rebuilt at Beamish
Museum in 1978. Light-red engineering brick and stone base; cast-iron and wood
superstructure. Octagonal plan.
Low base has 3 courses of Flemish-bond brickwork and chamfered stone coping.
8 thin columns with Roman Ionic capitals. Low railings between columns; each
section in 3 panels: central panel with bird, butterfly and floral motifs;
flanking panels with wavy bars. Columns support posts with scrolled brackets
and stylised lyres. Low-pitched hipped roof, with overhanging eaves, is crowned
by open cupola with scrollwork and ornamental finial.
Listing NGR: NZ2182154966
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Source: English Heritage
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