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Lloyd's Bank, Darlington

Description: Lloyd's Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 110576

OS Grid Reference: NZ2870414371
OS Grid Coordinates: 428704, 514371
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5238, -1.5580

Location: Skinnergate, Darlington DL3 7ND

Locality: Darlington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL3 7ND

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Listing Text

1. (North Side)
No 2
Lloyd's Bank
NZ 2814 SE 8/234


Including No 1, Skinnergate (Lloyds Bank). Large late C19 office block curving
around the corner into Skinnergate. Three storeys and attic, 12 windows in all,
arranged in alternating plain and gabled sections, some 2 windows wide. High pitched
roof of graduated Lakeland slates. Conical spirelet to canted corner bay. Red
brick with grey headers and plentiful terra-cotta dressings, including strings
and ornamented frieze, balustrading to corner bay and trimmings to the 4 tall Dutch
ambles which have scrolled buttresses and pediments (2 semi-circular). Dressings
also to casement windows of varying sizes, some with transoms; and little balustraded
balconies to upper windows in bays flanking corner, On ground floor 2 left bays
have a wide round arched opening with rusticated architrave; and a doorway with
heavily bracketed hood under scrolled pediment. Remainder of ground floor fenestration
is modern.

Listing NGR: NZ2870414371

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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