Natural History Museum NHLE Data

Natural History Museum is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

Listed Building Data

List Entry ID
1080675
Grade
I
Name
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
Location
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, CROMWELL ROAD SW7
Grid Reference
TQ 26680 79075

Listed Building Details

TQ 2679 SE TQ 2678 NE CROMWELL ROAD SW7 39/2 47/2 15.4.69 GV Natural History Museum

I

Museum. 1873-81. Alfred Waterhouse. Buff and grey terracotta, pitched slated roof. Twenty seven bays, three and a half to four storeys. Centrepiece of three bays, set forward with two spired towers on either side of entrance. Two end bays to each side topped with octagonal towers with steep pavilion roofs. Square headed windows to basement and ground floor. First floor windows round headed. Ground and first floor windows with coupled subsidiary round headed lights. Two light gabled dormers. Fine terracotta details including animals to first floor cills. Interior complete, with fine terracotta details to all galleries, and painting to central hall. Forecourt with ramps, single storey lodge, steps, piers, gates and railings. M. Girouard:- The Natural History Museum.

Listing NGR: TQ2668079075