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Premises Occupied by National Westminster Bank, Ipswich

Description: Premises Occupied by National Westminster Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 275549

OS Grid Reference: TM1621244554
OS Grid Coordinates: 616212, 244554
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0572, 1.1524

Location: King Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 1AE

Locality: Ipswich
Local Authority: Ipswich Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP1 1AE

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Listing Text


Premises occupied by
National Westminster Bank
TM 1644 NW 1/314


A stucco fronted building built in 1901 in a free gothic style reminiscent
of the early gothic rev al. It stands on the corner of King Street and
Princes Street with a high panelled parapet with quatrefoil panels and tall
pointed "gothic" gables to the attic dormers. 5 window range overall, with
2 storeyed 3-light oriel bay windows on the corner and at the south end,
double-hung sashes without glazing bars, in openings framed by slender "gothic"
pillars. Wide panelled bands run between the storeys with pargetted panels
above the windows. The ground storey has large 3-light mullioned and transomed
windows and a splayed corner with an ogee arch. The parapet above the corner
oriel bay is castellated with a dome surmounted by a cupola with spire and

National Westminster Bank forms a group with the Swan Inn and the
Corn Exchange, King Street.

Listing NGR: TM1621244554

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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