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National Westminster Bank Ltd, Southampton

Description: National Westminster Bank Ltd

Grade: II*
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

Location: St Michaels Street, Southampton SO14 2AA

Locality: Southampton
County: Southampton
Country: England
Postcode: SO14 2AA

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Listing Text

5239 (west side)

No 129
(National Westminster
Bank Ltd)
(formerly listed as
No 129 (premises
occupied by
National Provincial
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

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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