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Description: 3, Saint Marys Street
Date Listed: 1 May 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 260670
OS Grid Reference: SJ5421441551
OS Grid Coordinates: 354214, 341551
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9694, -2.6832
WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. SAINT MARY'S STREET
8/114 No. 3 (formerlv listed
1.5.51 as West Midlands Savings
Savings Bank, now divided into flats. Dated 1846. Painted sandstone
ashlar, with red brick to rear and sides. Hipped roof with C20 concrete
tiles. In a neo-Classical style. 2 storeys. Moulded plinth, and
interrupted cill string course. Tuscan pilastrade to each floor, that
to ground floor with full entablature and that to first floor with frieze,
moulded cornice and blocking course, and central one-bay triangular
pediment. Integral brick lateral stack to left. 2:1:2 bays with central
break; glazing bar sashes. Central recessed porch with unfluted Ionic
columns in antis, and 3 steps up to pair of half-glazed panelled doors with
rectangular overlight. First-floor frieze inscribed: "INSTITUTED. A.D.
1818" / "BANK FOR SAVINGS" / "ERECTED. A.D. 1846". Deep eaves to sides.
Listing NGR: SJ5421441551
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Source: English Heritage
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