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Campbell Insurance National Westminster Bank, Guildford

Description: Campbell Insurance National Westminster Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 288939

OS Grid Reference: SU9981749512
OS Grid Coordinates: 499817, 149513
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2361, -0.5716

Location: High Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3HP

Locality: Guildford
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU1 3HP

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Listing Text

(North Side)

5/77 Nos. 151 and 153
1/5/53 (National Westminster
Bank and Campbell


House, now bank and offices. C18 with C20 alterations on the ground floor. Stone
on ground floor, red header-bond brick above with plain-tiled roof obscured by stone-
coped parapet. Three storeys with stacks to rear. Plat band to base of panelled
parapet with Portland stone cornice above. Four bay front with 12-pane glazing-bar
sash fenestration under gauged-brick, keystoned heads. Four C20 windows on each of
the upper floors, three large fixed windows on the ground floor with alternating
piers composed of four thin pilaster strips under acanthus and anthemion caps.
Triglyph frieze across the ground floor with classical roundel motifs in metopes.
Shallow balcony projects over the ground floor with hanging sign projecting to end.
Doors to right end.
Rear:- Gabled and weatherboard range to left with tripartite sash window, white
boarded range at first floor right angles.

Listing NGR: SU9981549515

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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