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National Westminster Bank, Taunton

Description: National Westminster Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269736

OS Grid Reference: ST2268424513
OS Grid Coordinates: 322684, 124513
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0148, -3.1035

Location: Fore Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1JW

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 1JW

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Listing Text

(West Side)
National Westminster
Bank & No 25A
ST 2224 NE 9/255
ST 2224 SE 11/255


One large bank building with front curved into Corporation Street. Dated 1857
in panel to right of Fore Street front. 3 storeys. Ashlar. Slate roof. Deep
cornice with brackets, parapet. Banded pilasters to curved corner and Corporation
Street elevations only. 12 windows (7 towards Fore Street). Moulded architrave
surrounds, mixture of plain cornices and segmental pediments on consoles over 1st
floor windows. Sill band under 1st floor, cornice over ground floor. Ground floor
openings (corresponding with windows above) have round heads, impost stringcourse
and carved keystones. Sashes without glazing bars. 2 entrances on Fore Street
With double 4-panel doors. 2 storey extension to left on Corporation Street.

No 1A Billet Street, No 66 The County Hotel, the Brendon Bar and No "8ยจ East Street,
form an important group with the listed buildings in Cheapside, Fore Street and the

Listing NGR: ST2268424513

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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