Mechanics' Institute (Alnwick)
The Mechanics' Institute was built on land given by General Lambert in 1831. It is a partly Egyptian and Classical style. A central panel over the door is inscribed 'Scientific and Mechanical Institute'. Mechanic's Institutes were built as educational centres for workers. Lectures and meetings were often held in them. This is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.
|Historical period:||Georgian (1714 to 1830)|
|Legal status:||Conservation area|
Source of Reference
Local History of Alnwick
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