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Description: National Westminster Bank Ltd
Date Listed: 14 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 135843
OS Grid Reference: SU4200011296
OS Grid Coordinates: 442000, 111296
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8996, -1.4041
1. HIGH STREET
5239 (west side)
(formerly listed as
No 129 (premises
SU 4111 3/147
SU 4211 4/147 14.2.69
1867 by John Gibson in an Italionate style. Narrow main frontage to High
Street of 3 bays. Long return elevation of 7 bays to St Michael's Street.
Faced in varied stonework with brown to white tints. Two storeys attics and
basement. Roof concealed behind raised parapet with circular of fretwork
and central dormer with curved pediment over. Bracketted cornice and frieze.
End rusticated quoins. Sashes to first floor with moulded architraves and
elaborate panels beneath. Ground floor windows are round-headed with keystones.
Round-headed recessed entrance to frontage flanked by engaged Ionic columns
supporting entablature hood on scroll brackets with large sculptured coat
of arms above incorporating statuary of female figures, lions and swags.
The interior has an entrance foyer with round-arched coffered ceiling and
massive composite columns.
Listing NGR: SU4200611268
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Source: English Heritage
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