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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
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
URPETH BEAMISH OPEN-AIR MUSEUM
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
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