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Midland Bank, Hexham

Description: Midland Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 239047

OS Grid Reference: NY9365163953
OS Grid Coordinates: 393651, 563953
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9702, -2.1007

Location: Fore Street, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1LS

Locality: Hexham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 1LS

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Listing Text

1. (North Side)
Midland Bank
NY 9363 2/114 2.10.51.


1897 by G. C. Oliver of Carlisle. Irregular plan on island site at end of
Fore Street. 3 storeys. Apsidal to Fore Street, under 3 window gable ended
front to Cattlemarket. Complex elevations.
Cattlemarket front: Raised surrounds to ground floor windows with architraves
and segmental pediments. 1st and 2nd floor windows have dividing strips with
strapwork tops. Casement windows, round headed on 1st floor, 2 light on 2nd
floor. Gable terminates with semi-circular pediment over tablet with 3 small
lights beneath.
East corner has 5 sided, 3 light oriel with bands of red sandstone over ornate
doorway (now window). Pepperpot dome. West corner also 5 sided with 3 lights,
and with sandstone bands. Pediments over windows. Former doorcase with decorative
lintel. Panelled chimney to left.
Sides taper to 2 storey semi-circular Fore Street front with overhanging eaves.
Carved frieze in red sandstone bearing sovereigns, shillings and pennies.

The Midland Bank forms part of group together with No 2 (Lloyds Bank) No 4 (Barclays
Bank), Priestpopple.

Listing NGR: NY9365163953

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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