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The first phase of the plan was to build the spiral fire-escape
from the upper floor to the rear garden and a veranda in the
lower garden to display brick and tile artefacts. Only the fire
escape was built.
The second phase, shown here, was to devise on the
ground floor a circular route for visitors. The Custodians'
desk in the hall was to be extended into the present Meeting
Room to create a shop. The present artefact store (room 5),
was to lead to an extension in the lower garden, which
housed the covered display of brick and tile artefacts. The
Battle of Sedgemoor Diorama was to be moved, presumably
There are no drawings of the upper floor, so, presumably,
these were to be unchanged.
Phase 3 was to construct a new exhibition building in the
lower garden, extending along the whole of the rear wall,
with the main entrance into the Museum from Blake
Gardens. It was to include a café area and shop.
There had been the suggestion of the Museum having
exhibition rooms in Lonsdale House adjoining, but this
came to nothing.
Were the Mill ever to come on the market, there were
suggestions that the Museum might be extended there.
Museum Development Plan 1987
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