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Midland Bank, Shildon

Description: Midland Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112192

OS Grid Reference: NZ2283126422
OS Grid Coordinates: 422831, 526422
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6324, -1.6478

Location: Central Parade, Shildon, Durham DL4 1AH

Locality: Shildon
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL4 1AH

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Listing Text

(East side)

4/75 No. 4 (Midland Bank)


Bank. Dated 1899 on doorway to right return. Ashlar sandstone ground floor
and dressings. First floor and returns of narrow red brick in English garden
wall bond. Graduated green slate roof with brick chimneys. Arts and Crafts
style with Art Nouveau details.

2-storey front of 4 narrow bays has low plinth. Moulded, Tudor-arched doorway,
in right bay, and rectangular panel above with carved foliage relief. Three
4-light hollow-chamfered, mullioned windows, with double transoms, to left.
Entablature with wide frieze above. First floor has a pair of 4-light mullioned-
and-transomed windows. Steeply-pitched roof has coped gable parapets and
overhanging eaves. End chimneys, rising from external stacks on return walls,
have entablatures with wide friezes.

Triple-gabled right return. Right bay has moulded doorway under segmental arch
with shaped, dated lintel. Scattered 2- and 4-light windows. Brattished
section of bracketed gutter beneath small, central gable. Left gable has
external stack on mid-wall corbel, with recessed, round-arched panel.
(The Architects were "Brierley and Rutherford of York and the building was
originally used for the York and County Bank).

Listing NGR: NZ2283126422

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Source: English Heritage

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