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National Westminster Bank, Birmingham

Description: National Westminster Bank

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 216770

OS Grid Reference: SP0682986898
OS Grid Coordinates: 406829, 286898
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4800, -1.9009

Location: Waterloo Street, Birmingham B2 5TB

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B2 5TB

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Listing Text

City Centre B2
No 8
(National Westminster Bank)
formerly listed as
National Provincial Bank)
SP 0686 NE 33/4 21.1.70
Includes No 11 Waterloo Street. A rebuilding in 1869 by John Gibson of the
original bank by C R Cockerell of 1855. Stone. Two storeys articulated by giant
Corinthian pilasters; 5 bays with the recessed semi-domed entrance on the corner
flanked by giant Corinthian columns and another 8 bays on the return in Waterloo
Street where the entrances to Nos 11 and 12 Waterloo Street are. Ground floor
windows tall, arched and within panels with a guilloche - like ornament. First
floor with pairs of windows to each bay. Elaborate eaves cornice. The entrance
with coffered ceiling and sculptured panels by S F Lynn, 1869, and, on the
skyline, a shield of arms with flanking figures. Banking hall has a richly
coffered ceiling and pairs of fluted Corinthian columns down the centre of
the hall. Important corner site.

Listing NGR: SP0682986898

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Source: English Heritage

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