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Museum

A Grade II* Listed Building in Warwick, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2818 / 52°16'54"N

Longitude: -1.5907 / 1°35'26"W

OS Eastings: 428022

OS Northings: 264924

OS Grid: SP280649

Mapcode National: GBR 5M4.STB

Mapcode Global: VHBXH.CXY5

Entry Name: Museum

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307546

Location: Warwick, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Warwick

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Warwick St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

1.
1781 MARKET PLACE
Museum
SP 2864 NW 1/308 10.1.53.

II*

2.
Late C17 2 storey Market Hall of local sandstone ashlar work 3 bays wide
and 5 bays long. Lower storey was originally an open market place with
continuous semi-circular-headed arcade, but circa 1880 this was filled
in with incongruous windows and plain boarded door. String band at first
floor. Moulded architraves to window openings on upper floor, which now
have satisfactory sashes in cased frames of (?) early C19 date. Heavy,
moulded stone cornice at eaves with modillions. Hipped tile roof has been
much restored. Existing (probably C19) lantern in Roman cement, replaces
an earlier cupola. Pedimented dormers, wooden balustrade to central flat
roof round cupola. AM.


Listing NGR: SP2802264924

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