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Description: National Westminster Bank
Date Listed: 28 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 213843
OS Grid Reference: SJ3419790410
OS Grid Coordinates: 334197, 390410
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4064, -2.9913
SJ 3490 SW CASTLE STREET
52/223 Nos 20 to 26
Bank building. 1899-1902. Norman Shaw. Granite, striped
yellow and grey, with terracotta window dressings, slate
roof. 4 main storeys with mezzanine and attics, 5 bays.
Large round-arched entrance, banded and rusticated with a
cornice/string. The upper floors have small-paned windows
in moulded terracotta architraves (with cornices to first
floor, keystones to top floor). Rich top cornice with
dentils, egg and dart, and modillions. 2 storeys of dormers
on roof, the lower ones with segmental pediments. Large
gable stacks and central axial stack. Fine interior,
circular, with centre round lantern, radiating coffered and
carved panels with painted swags of fruits, rich frieze and
cornice, 8 triple pilasters striped with green marble, oval
Listing NGR: SJ3419590414
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Source: English Heritage
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