Rayleigh Town Museum

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Rayleigh Town Museum
Rayleigh Town Museum 190916.jpg
Rayleigh Town Museum sits above a Pizza Restaurant
Established9 April 2016 (2016-04-09)
Location91 High Street, Rayleigh, England
Coordinates51°35′09″N 0°36′19″E / 51.5858329°N 0.6052408°E / 51.5858329; 0.6052408Coordinates: 51°35′09″N 0°36′19″E / 51.5858329°N 0.6052408°E / 51.5858329; 0.6052408
TypeLocal museum
Websitewww.rayleightownmuseum.co.uk

The Rayleigh Town Museum is a small local museum on the top floor at 91 High Street, Rayleigh. It is run by a registered charity.[1] The building is a Grade II listed building which is a former timber-framed house dating from at least the 16th century.[2] The museum received funding of £89,800 in March 2015 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its "inception, development and sustainability."[3] It was officially opened by the local MP, Mark Francois, on 9 April 2016.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rayleigh Town Museum. "Charity overview". Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  2. ^ Historic England. "91, HIGH STREET, Rayleigh". historicengland.org.uk. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  3. ^ Rayleigh Town Museum. "The inception, development and sustainability of the Rayleigh Town Museum". Heritage Lottery Fund. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Cutting the ribbon". www.rayleightownmuseum.co.uk. Retrieved 10 April 2018.