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USHER ART GALLERY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: USHER ART GALLERY

List entry Number: 1388632

Location

USHER ART GALLERY, LINDUM ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lincolnshire

District: Lincoln

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Aug-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 486077

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History

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Details

LINCOLN

SK9771NE LINDUM ROAD 1941-1/9/196 (West side) 15/08/73 Usher Art Gallery

GV II*

Art gallery. 1926-27. By Sir Reginald Blomfield. Ashlar and brick with slate roofs. Plinth, rusticated quoins, bays defined by giant pilasters, pseudo-frieze with bucrania, entablature, parapet and balustrade. 2 storeys, the upper storey blind, 7 x 4 bays. Projecting rusticated centre with open pediment and raised parapet with urns. Steps to moulded doorcase with cornice on consoles and small flanking lights. Above it, a tall round headed window with keystone and wrought-iron balcony. On either side, 3 glazing bar windows to the ground floor. Rear elevation has a projecting centre with 3 windows with ornamental grilles, and above, a round window. All the windows have glazing bars. INTERIOR has an open well stone staircase with landings, and patterned steel balustrade. Ionic arcade to stairwell, and round arched openings elsewhere. Galleries have moulded beamed ceilings with cornices. Top floor galleries have coved ceilings and arched roof lights. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 509; Fellows RA: Sir Reginald Blomfield: an Edwardian Architect).





Listing NGR: SK9778271561

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Fellows, R A, Sir Reginald Blomfield. An Edwardian Architect, (1985)
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 509

National Grid Reference: SK 97782 71561

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