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Lloyd's Bank, Frome

Description: Lloyd's Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 266248

OS Grid Reference: ST7765348018
OS Grid Coordinates: 377653, 148018
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2309, -2.3214

Locality: Frome
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 1BW

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Listing Text

(South-east side)

ST 7748 SE 5/371 GV Lloyd's Bank


Includes No 25 Cheap Street. Circa 1840s altered 1874 as Wilts and Dorset Bank.
Architect: probably G M Silley. Builders: Carr and Pickford. Large 3 storey
Italianate corner block. Ashlar 3 4 bays. Bracket cornice and panelled parapet;
moulded string over 1st floor. North-east elevation retains 3 original glazing bar
sash windows (other 3 blank) in shaped architrave surrounds, Main front has plate
glass sashes, 1st floor surrounds altered with cornices, keys and dropped acanthus
capitals. Set back Corinthian Pilasters to 1st and 2nd floors on corner. Ground
floor projects into street with rounded corner (with entrance), bracket cornice, and
panelled piers to balustrade over; this feature is in rusticated ashlar, 3 windows
flanked by acanthus capped Pilasters; segmental arched entrance with curved spandrels,
frieze and parapet, head keystone and swagged floral caps to nook shafts.
Interior: grand row of Ionic columns to counter, enriched cornices.

Listing NGR: ST7765348018

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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