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City Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Winchester, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.062 / 51°3'43"N

Longitude: -1.3149 / 1°18'53"W

OS Eastings: 448104

OS Northings: 129407

OS Grid: SU481294

Mapcode National: GBR 861.BCT

Mapcode Global: FRA 8649.TSW

Entry Name: City Museum

Listing Date: 11 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489606

Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Town: Winchester

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael

Built-Up Area: Winchester

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Winchester St Lawrence with St Swithun-upon-Kingsgate

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


869/0/10063 THE SQUARE
11-JUL-02 City Museum

GV II

Museum. 1902; by Colson, Farrow and Nisbett. Knapped flint with freestone dressings. Welsh slate mansard roof with glazed ridge light. Flint and freestone lateral stacks with weathered caps.
PLAN: Rectangular on plan, with entrance vestibule at west end containing stairs.
Tudor style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement. Symmetrical west front has recessed curved corners with 3-light mullion-transom windows; central 4-centred arch doorway with carved spandrels, side-lights and label with carved stops; large 3-light window above with painted shields in the lower lights and a small gable above with chequer-pattern flushwork. The 3-bay north and south sides have large 3-light mullion-transom windows with 4-centred arch lights to first floor windows and hoodmoulds; all stone mullion windows with leaded panes.
INTERIOR: Entrance vestibule has stone stairs with plain iron balusters, moulded handrail and Jacobethan style newel with carved heraldic lion and shield finial. Attic open to moulded queen-post roof trusses.
A well designed Tudor style public building very conspicuously situated in the city centre near the Cathedral.

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