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Barclays Bank, Durham

Description: Barclays Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110273

OS Grid Reference: NZ2742542531
OS Grid Coordinates: 427425, 542531
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7770, -1.5752

Location: Silver Street, Durham DH1 3NB

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3NB

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NW (East side)

9/221 No. 6 (Barclay's Bank)


Bank. 1887 by A. Waterhouse; extended 1924. Sandstone ashlar; roofs of banded
purple and green slates over left 3 bays, graduated Lakeland slate over right
3 bays, with stone gable copings. Free Gothic style. 4 storeys and 3 bays;
and 3 storeys and 3 bays. Second and fifth bays contain panelled doors and
overlights, the left in Tudor-flower surround, under low-relief panels (BARCLAYS
BANK; and BARCLAYS CHAMBERS on scroll) and dripmoulds. Ground-floor windows
stone-mullioned-and-transomed, of varying numbers of lights from one to 4.
Perpendicular tracery in first-and second-floor windows. 2-storey oriel in
second bay has battlemented parapet. Top storey of left 3 bays has plain
paired cusped lights. Drip strings; floor strings; bracketed shafts from fifth
bay above first floor string. Central bay of each 3 has crow-stepped gable,
that at left with large griffin holding wind-vane flag. Low-relief panels in
gables have monogram at left, date 1924 at right. Top battlemented parapet.

Listing NGR: NZ2742542531

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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