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National Westminster Bank, Durham

Description: National Westminster Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110275

OS Grid Reference: NZ2739542506
OS Grid Coordinates: 427395, 542506
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7767, -1.5756

Location: Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NJ

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NW and NZ 2742 SW (South side)

9/223 and 14/223 Nos. 12 and 13
(National Westminster


Bank. 1876 by Gibson for National Provincial Bank. Sandstone ashlar with
Welsh slate roof. Free Palladian style. 3 storeys, 7 bays. 3 central bays
project and are defined by Tuscan attached columns in high ground floor and
giant Composite Order above with elaborate entablature. Wide rusticated
pilasters frame further bay each side; plainer end bays are set back slightly.
Tall 6-panelled double door under large overlight in fifth bay; lower 6-
panelled door and overlight in right end bay, to Bank Chambers. Ground floor
windows altered; panelled aprons, that at left with inserted cash dispenser.
3 central bays have pierced stone balustrade on first floor. Upper windows
in architraves, under bracketed pediments on first floor; with keyed segmental
heads and bracketed sills on second. Outer bays plainer, with eaves band and
low parapet. Low-pitched hipped roof over 5 central bays has tall corniced
ashlar chimneys on ridge and at right end.

Listing NGR: NZ2739542506

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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