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Premises Occupied by National Westminster Bank, Blandford Forum

Description: Premises Occupied by National Westminster Bank

Grade: I
Date Listed: 27 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 102202

OS Grid Reference: ST8845106270
OS Grid Coordinates: 388451, 106270
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8558, -2.1654

Location: B3082, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7AH

Locality: Blandford Forum
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 7AH

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Premises occupied by
National Westminster Bank
ST 8806 1/54 27.10.50.


Originally the Greyhound Inn. After the fire, if not before, it belonged to
the Bastard family and was rebuilt by them. It had been completed by 1753.
It has a 3 storey 7 window front, now stucco. The central 3 bays have Corinthian
pilasters and pediment. Enriched modillions to eaves cornice and pediment.
All upper windows have enriched architraves and keystones. 2nd floor windows
have shaped aprons with carved masks. At lst floor level there is a continuous
penthouse with coved soffit. Plain sash windows without glazing bars to ground
floor. An old print shows a carved greyhound in the tympanum. See the Bastards
of Blandford by John Adams Archit. Review - June 1968.

All the listed buildings in Market Place, and Nos 59 to 73 (odd) East Street,
Conyer's Filling Station, Nos 1 to 7 (odd), Nos 2 to 8 (even) and No 12 West
Street, and Church of St Peter and St Paul form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8845106270

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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