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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1061372
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489606
Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23
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
869/0/10063 THE SQUARE
11-JUL-02 City Museum
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.
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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