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Description: Barclays Bank Ltd
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
1. HIGH STREET
5239 (west side)
(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
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Source: English Heritage
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