Description: Barclays Bank
Date Listed: 29 October 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 219269
OS Grid Reference: SO9912689462
OS Grid Coordinates: 399126, 289462
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5031, -2.0143
SANDWELL MB CHURCH SQUARE (east side)
SO 9989 SW
17/62 No 17 (Barclays Bank)
Bank. Mid-C19. Brick, stuccoed on ground floor, with hipped slate roof.
Three storeys. The facade to Birmingham Street has chamfered rustication
to the ground floor, which has a modillion cornice, chamfered quoins to the
upper storeys, and a dentilled eaves cornice. On the ground floor are three
C20 windows. The first floor window is of four sashed lights with moulded
surrounds and cornice on brackets. The central light is wider and pedimented.
The second floor window is tripartite with an architrave. The sashed lights
are separated by quoin strips. The corner of the building is rounded.
The left-hand bay of the Church Square elevation is treated in a similar manner
to the Birmingham Street facade. The upper windows are sashed with architraves,
that on the first floor having a pediment on brackets. To the right are three
bays, rendered with C20 windows on the ground floor. The first floor windows
have bracketed lintels with cornices. Doorway across corner between two facades.
Chimney on ridge between first and second bays of Church Square elevation.
Listing NGR: SO9912689462
Source: English Heritage
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