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Description: Lloyds Bank
Date Listed: 1 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 101800
OS Grid Reference: SZ0876191232
OS Grid Coordinates: 408761, 91232
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7207, -1.8772
5186 OLD CHRISTCHURCH ROAD
Nos 45 and 47
SZ 0891 13/130 1.8.74.
Italianate Baroque, circa 1875, 3 storeys, entirely faced in golden Ham Hill
stone towards Old Christchurch Road and on splayed corner (answering similar
splay of Barclays Bank). Albert Road flank in buff brick with generous Ham Hill
dressings. Rusticated quoins. Old Christchurch Road front 4 windows wide: rusticated
ground floor, round-headed windows, heavy dentil cornice, lst floor windows with
individual balustered balconies and triangular pediments on console brackets.
Heavy cornices also to lst and 2nd floors, with panelled roof parapet. Splayed
corner rusticated on all 3 floors and with rounded corners. Open segmental pediment
with dentils over main entrance continuous with cornice over ground floor, foliage
capitals to rusticated pilasters continued as frieze over door, door frame round-arched
with continuous fluted moulding interrupted by criss-cross wreaths end sculptured
keystone. Albert Road front, 5 windows wide, has 2 subsidiary entrances, one
in a slightly projecting bay, the other in a 2-storey rear extension. Banking
hall has panelled ceiling, egg-and-dart and dentil cornice, and flowery swags
over window frames, space divided in two by screen of fluted columns and square
Nos 45 and 47 (Lloyds Bank) and No 49 (Barclays Bank) form a group.
Listing NGR: SZ0876191232
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Source: English Heritage
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