Midland Bank Limited, Southampton
Description: Midland Bank Limited
Date Listed: 8 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 135845
OS Grid Reference: SU4198611504
OS Grid Coordinates: 441986, 111504
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9015, -1.4043
Location: Albion Place, Southampton SO14 2NZ
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1. HIGH STREET
5239 (west side)
Nos 165 to 168 (consec)
(Midland Bank Limited)
SU 4111 3/149
Built in 1900 by T. B. Whinney in Neo-Baroque style. Corner building. Built
of stone. Three bays to High Street elevation, 6 bays to Albion Place elevation.
Hipped slate roof. Dormers with curved pediments and tall Italianate style
chimney stacks. Elaborate balustrade to High Street elevation. Two cupolas
at corners with 8 Doric columns to each with 4 pediments above, one having
finial the other a weathervane also. Modillion cornices between floors.
First floor windows have Gibbs surrounds with blank shields over keystones.
Curved pediment above corner window. The ground floor has 4 tall engaged
Roman Doric columns. Rusticated round-headed arches with grotesque masks
to keystones. The corner doorcase has an oculus above and open curved pediment
supported by putti and further elaborate blank shield above this. Doorcase
with cornice and console brackets.
Listing NGR: SU4196711506
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Source: English Heritage
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