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Barclays Bank Ltd, Southampton

Description: Barclays Bank Ltd

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 135846

OS Grid Reference: SU4198011540
OS Grid Coordinates: 441980, 111540
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9018, -1.4044

Location: 179 High Street, Southampton SO14 2AA

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

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Listing Text

5239 (west side)

No 171
(Barclays Bank Limited)
SU 4111 3/150


Formerly Martins Bank. Circa 1900, probably by S Kelway Pope in a Neo-Jacobean
style. Three storeys stone. Roof concealed by parapet with elaborate strapwork
motifs and 4 obelisk-shaped finials. Second floor has 4 Corinthian engaged
columns, the first floor has 4 Ionic engaged columns and the ground floor
has 4 Roman Doric engaged columns. Friezes between floors, that between first
and second floor having elaborate floral motifs. Three mullioned and transomed
windows, the central one a bay. Left side round-headed arch to door, having
keystone and spandrels decorated with cornucopiae.

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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