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Description: Bank House
Date Listed: 19 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149528
OS Grid Reference: SO4040974011
OS Grid Coordinates: 340409, 274011
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3609, -2.8765
SO 4074 - 4174 LEINTWARDINE CP HIGH STREET (east side)
10/62 Bank House
House. Probably early C19 with later alterations and extensions. Squared
sandstone rubble and sandstone dressings. Welsh slate roofs and sandstone
rubble end stacks with brick shafts. Rectangular plan aligned north/south
with main front to west. Three storeys. West elevation has two early C19
windows with segmental heads, 2-light casements to first and top floors.
Ground floor has 3-light contemporary casements. Four-panelled door to left-
hand side under segmental canopy. Attached to left-hand gable is mid- to
late C19 extension of two storeys with sash above blocked semi-circular
headed carriage entry containing late C20 glazing bar casements. Attached
to rear and extending eastwards is a two-storey service wing with three
windows, early C19 2-light casements under cambered brick heads and central
ledged door to its south elevation. Interior has cast iron mid-C19 "Excelsior"
kitchen range by Sale and Higginson of Ludlow. Flagged stone floors. Upper
rooms have two cast iron fireplaces, one early C19, the other mid-C19. Stone
tablet inscribed LH said plausibly to be from eroded area between
second floor 1833 windows of west elevation,
Listing NGR: SO4041074014
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