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Bandstand in Town Area, Opposite Ravensworth Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Urpeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.889 / 54°53'20"N

Longitude: -1.6613 / 1°39'40"W

OS Eastings: 421821

OS Northings: 554966

OS Grid: NZ218549

Mapcode National: GBR JCVX.37

Mapcode Global: WHC43.GC3W

Entry Name: Bandstand in Town Area, Opposite Ravensworth Terrace

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109404

Location: Urpeth, County Durham, DH9

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Urpeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: West Pelton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 25 SW 218549
3/59 Bandstand in town area,
opposite Ravensworth Terrace

Bandstand. Late C19; moved from Saltwell Park, Gateshead and rebuilt at Beamish
Museum in 1978. Light-red engineering brick and stone base; cast-iron and wood
superstructure. Octagonal plan.

Low base has 3 courses of Flemish-bond brickwork and chamfered stone coping.
8 thin columns with Roman Ionic capitals. Low railings between columns; each
section in 3 panels: central panel with bird, butterfly and floral motifs;
flanking panels with wavy bars. Columns support posts with scrolled brackets
and stylised lyres. Low-pitched hipped roof, with overhanging eaves, is crowned
by open cupola with scrollwork and ornamental finial.

Listing NGR: NZ2182154966

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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