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Museum and Art Gallery

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewsey and Whitecross, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.387 / 53°23'13"N

Longitude: -2.5964 / 2°35'46"W

OS Eastings: 360431

OS Northings: 387959

OS Grid: SJ604879

Mapcode National: GBR BY98.PL

Mapcode Global: WH98R.24X9

Entry Name: Museum and Art Gallery

Listing Date: 4 April 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58752

Location: Warrington, WA1

County: Warrington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bewsey and Whitecross

Built-Up Area: Warrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Warrington Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

1. BOLD STREET STREET
5150
(West Side)
Museum and Art Gallery
SJ 6087 2/25
II GV

2.
1855-57 by John Dobson of Newcastle. Red brick and stone, 2 storeys. Top cornice
on modillions, quoins, band, centre projecting with entrance with Tuscan pilasters,
arid 2 tripartite windows at each side with cornices. Above are 5 blank stone
panels instead of windows (the centre one carved with "museum and library" ),
Museum Street facade has simpler entrance in centre, and 5 windows and 8 panels
(3 bays are original, the rest added later in similar style). Interior has iron
staircase.

Nos 12, 9 to 21 (odd), the Museum and Art Gallery, No 10 Egypt Street, all the
listed buildings in Palmyra Square, Nos 3 to 13 (odd) Springfield Street and
Nos 13 and 15 Suez Street form a group.


Listing NGR: SJ6043187959

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