Description: 31, Bridge Street (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 18 May 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 308603
OS Grid Reference: SP3627891805
OS Grid Coordinates: 436278, 291805
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5229, -1.4667
NUNEATON AND BEDWORTH NEWDEGATE STREET
SP39SE (East side)
18/05/77 (Formerly listed as the Union
of London and Smiths Bank)
Includes No.31 Bridge Street.
Building Society offices, formerly a bank, and shop. Dated 1909. Architects
Messrs. Bateman and Bateman. Limestone ashlar; first floor of English bond brick
with ashlar dressings. Hipped plain-tile roof; brick and ashlar stacks. Late C17.
'English Rennaissance' style. 2 storeys and attic; 6 narrow bays, 4-window
range. Ground floor has banded rustication throughout; concave corners have
alternating quoins to first floor and elaborately carved and moulded corbels.
Symmetrical front to Newdegate Street has double-leaf 8-panelled doors to first
and sixth bays with console keystones, and richly decorated stone projecting
arched hoods on moulded brackets. 4 plate-glass round-arched windows have
moulded imposts, leaded fanlights and console keystones. String course band.
First floor has first and sixth bays.blank. 4 closely-set leaded stone cross
windows have moulded eared architraves with husk drops and cornices. Stone egg
and dart and modillion cornice. Segmental-pedimented dormers have leaded 2-light
wood mullioned windows. Large ridge stack between second and third bays has
stone bands and fielded panel with moulded architrave and open segmental
pediment. Front to Bridge Street is similarly detailed. Ground floor has 2
arched windows to left. No.31 has late C20 shop front, but retains original
bolection-moulded stone stepped architrave with drops and ornamented cornice.
First floor has 2 pairs of windows. Central ridge stack. Rainwater head is
Listing NGR: SP3627891805
Source: English Heritage
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