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Description: National Westminster Bank Area Office
Date Listed: 1 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 289090
OS Grid Reference: SU9968849215
OS Grid Coordinates: 499688, 149215
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2334, -0.5735
GUILDFORD QUARRY STREET
SU 99 49SE
No. 20 (National
1/5/53 Westminster Bank
as No 21)
House, now offices. C16 and C17 with C18 and C19 extensions to rear. Timber framed
clad below in smooth render, whitewashed roughcast cladding above; brick and flint
and some chalk blocks on left hand return front, plain tiled roof above. Two storeys
and attics over basement storeys to rear where ground drops away. First floor
jettied on end brackets and box bressumer. End stack to left with corbelled top.
Two 3-light casement windows on the first floor. Rusticated angle quoins to ground
floor with one 2-light casement window either side of central door in pilaster
surround. Left hand return front:- shaped gable with tile-on-edge roundel to the
first floor. Leaded casement fenestration with tile-on-edge lintels. Rear:- C18
extension at right angles to north, C19 extension to south with square oriel bay
window to first floor with 3 foiled head lights to return sides and 3 arched
mullioned and transomed front lights. Carved ornate central corbel below.
Round-arched sashes in basement storey below with deep surrounds and intersecting
tracery heads. Canted bay to left rising through two floors.
Interior:- Roof structure with two tiers of purlins in line, main tie beam cut
through below and strutted braces inserted to collar.
Listing NGR: SU9968649214
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Source: English Heritage
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