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Description: Barclays Bank
Date Listed: 1 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 101801
OS Grid Reference: SZ0877291261
OS Grid Coordinates: 408772, 91261
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7209, -1.8771
1. OLD CHRISTCHURCH ROAD
5l86 (North Side)
SZ 0891 13/131 1.8.74.
Formerly Martin's Bank, circa l86O-70. 4 storey Italianate, with splayed corner
to Albert Road answering that of Lloyds Bank. Ground floor Portland stone, Ionic
columns with block rustication supporting entablature (2 rows of dentils to cornice).
Main entrance on corner has similar Ionic columns supporting open scrolly pediment
(ornate arabesque carving ) on console brackets. Good subsidiary entrance in
Albert Road with intricately rusticated surround and god's head on keystone.
Upper floors colour-washed brick with stucco dressings: 3 windows on each front,
1st floor with triangular pediments. Rusticated pilasters at corners. Cornices
over 2nd and 3rd floors, panelled flat parapet on top.
Nos 45 and 47 (Lloyds Bank) and No 49 (Barclays Bank) form a group.
Listing NGR: SZ0877291261
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Source: English Heritage
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