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Westminster Bank, City of London

Description: Westminster Bank

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199308

OS Grid Reference: TQ3307081267
OS Grid Coordinates: 533070, 181267
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5147, -0.0837

Location: 13 Bishopsgate, City of London, EC2N 3 EC2N 4AJ

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC2N 4AJ

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Listing Text

(West Side)

No 15 (Westminster Bank)
TQ 3381 SW 11/345 4.1.50.


1683, by J Gibson. Distinguished, single-storeyed building of Portland stone in
rich, classical style. Long frontage with entrance at rounded south-west corner.
Arched windows. Order of engaged Corinthian columns, paired at each end. Panels
of figure carving in high relief above windows. Blocking to entablature supports
standing figures, singly and in groups. Fine, top lit banking hall with 3 domes.
Arcaded walls with high relief panels of figures above and marble Corinthian columns singly and in pairs also in 2 groups of 4 at either end of hall.

Listing NGR: TQ3306681276

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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