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post updated 26 September 2023

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3 Jan 2022
The Newt, Somerset, southwest England
Architect: benjamin + beauchamp architects
The Newt in Somerset brick building UK
photo courtesy of the Brick Awards
The Newt in Somerset Buildings and Landscape
The original Grade II* listed manor, Hadpsen House, now open to the public for the first time in its history, has been sensitively repaired and converted into a hotel. The remainder of the Estate has been restored and transformed to give a unique outdoor experience with 300 acres of gardens, woodland, farmland, deer parks, cider orchards and productive gardens.

26 Aug 2017
Gateway Buildings, Weald & Downland Living Museum, Singleton, near Chichester, West Sussex, southeast England
Design: ABIR architects
Gateway Buildings, Weald & Downland Living Museum | www.e-architect.com
photo : Jim Stephenson
Weald & Downland Living Museum Building
Weald & Downland Living Museum boasts a collection of over 50 vernacular buildings spanning 950 years, all rescued from destruction and re-erected in the Grade II* registered South Downs National Park.

Leighton House Museum, London W14, southeast England
Design: Purcell Miller Tritton
Leighton House Museum London interior design
photograph © Will Pryce
Leighton House Museum
Designed in 1864 to display Lord Leighton’s collection of Islamic tiles, the house’s centrepiece is a two storey opulent domed Arab Hall with a central fountain. The whole interior of the house is richly decorated, with ceramic tiles, rich paintwork and gilded ceilings.

Creswell Crags Museum and Education Centre, Worksop, central England
Design: OMI Architects
Creswell Crags Ice Age Museum Worksop England
image : Daniel Hopkinson
Creswell Crags Museum and Education Centre
Creswell Crags is one of Britain’s most important archaeological and geological sites and is currently shortlisted for World Heritage Status. A dramatic magnesium limestone gorge, fractured by a series of fissures and deep-cut caves the crags has provided evidence of human and animal activity dating back more than 50,000 years.

English Museum Building Designs

American Air Museum, Duxford, southeast England
Design: Foster + Partners
American Air Museum Cambridge
photo : Nigel Young_Foster Partners
American Air Museum

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, southern England
Design: Rick Mather Architects
Ashmolean Museum Oxford
image from architect
Ashmolean Museum extension

Chichester Regional Museum, south England
Design: Keith Williams Architects
Chengdu Museum
image from architect
Chichester District Museum

Darwin Centre Phase 2, London
Design: C. F. Møller Architects
Darwin Centre London
photograph : Torben Eskerod
Darwin Centre Building

Design Museum, London
Design: Conran Roche
Design Museum
photo © Adrian Welch
Shad Thames Buildings

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Design: George Basevi
Fitzwilliam Museum
picture © Adrian Welch
Fitzwilliam Museum Building

Museum of Liverpool, northwest England
Design: 3XN Architects
Museum of Liverpool
image from architect
Museum of Liverpool Building

National Maritime Museum, London
Design: C. F. Møller Architects
National Maritime Museum Extension
photo © National Maritime Museum
National Maritime Museum London

Natural History Museum, London
Design: Alfred Waterhouse Architect
Natural History Museum
photo © Adrian Welch
Natural History Museum London

Soane Museum, London
Design: Sir John Soane Architect
John Soane Museum
photo © Adrian Welch
Soane Museum Building

More English Museum Buildings welcome

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Contemporary English Architecture – Selection

No. 1 Smithery, Chatham, Kent
van Heyningen and Haward
No. 1 Smithery
photo © James Brittain
No. 1 Smithery

Marshland Discovery Zone, Purfleet
Peter Beard_LANDROOM
Marshland Discovery Zone
photo © Sue Barr
Marshland Discovery Zone

Millfield House Visitors’ Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Mosedale Gillatt Architects Ltd
Millfield House Visitors Centre
photo © Iona Owen
Millfield House Visitors’ Centre

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