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Lloyds Bank, Watford

Description: Lloyds Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 158173

OS Grid Reference: TQ1103596448
OS Grid Coordinates: 511035, 196448
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6559, -0.3963

Location: 69 Market Place, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 2DJ

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD1 2DJ

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Listing Text

(North-east side)

Nos 63 and 65
(Lloyd's Bank)
TQ 1196 SW 10/46 17.6.80


1889 bank building, originally Bucks and Oxon Bank. Tall 3 storey brick and
terracotta elevation, now painted, with free Gothic detail. Four bay front with gable
over centre 2 bays. Ground floor arcade of 4-centred arches with foliate capped
pilasters and ornate moulding to 2 centre bay spandrels. Upper floors divided
1-2-1 with pilaster strips at 1st floor. String courses across. 1st floor windows
with stilted concave corner heads and ornate hood moulds. 2nd floor windows with
moulded flat heads. Festoon panels below. Pointed arch tympana over centre pair
with decorative carving, linked hood moulds and carved panel in spandrel between.
Small lunette above. Gable coped with kneelers and finial, paired console brackets
and dentil moulding. Over outer bays parapet, cornice on console brackets and large
terminal console brackets.
Slate roof and moulded brick end wall chimneys.

Listing NGR: TQ1103596448

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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