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Bandstand

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5891 / 52°35'20"N

Longitude: -2.1412 / 2°8'28"W

OS Eastings: 390531

OS Northings: 299047

OS Grid: SO905990

Mapcode National: GBR 19J.F7

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.25NX

Plus Code: 9C4VHVQ5+MG

Entry Name: Bandstand

Listing Date: 31 March 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378641

Location: Park, Wolverhampton, WV1

County: Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description


WOLVERHAMPTON

SO99NW WEST PARK
895-1/5/357 Bandstand

GV II

Bandstand. 1882; outer part of later C19. By McDowell Stevens
& Co of Glasgow. Cast-iron on brick base; cast-iron roof
replaced with fibreglass (1976). Octagonal structure on brick
base; inner columns have barleysugar twist on round plinths
and Corinthian capitals; openwork spandrels to round arches;
similar outer columns are fluted, with smaller capitals;
enriched balustrade has 3 sections missing at time of resurvey
(1990); ogival roof with weather vane. Park was laid out by
V.H. Vertegans, 1879-81, on the site of Broad Meadows
racecourse.
(Wolverhampton Borough Council: Report on West Park: 1989-;
Register of Parks and Gardens).


Listing NGR: SO9053199047

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