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Description: Old Bank House, Attached Railings, and Attached Coach House and Stable Block
Date Listed: 25 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 309148
OS Grid Reference: SP3091097764
OS Grid Coordinates: 430910, 297764
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5768, -1.5453
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ATHERSTONE LONG STREET
SP3097 (South-west side)
9/60 No. 129 (Old Bank House),
25/03/68 attached railings, and
attached coach house and
House, attached railings and coach house and stable block; part of row. Dated
1711, but front appears to be entirely of c.1775. Flemish bond brick with
rendered dressings and moulded and dentil cornice. Slate roofs; brick ridge
stacks. L-plan, with wings on left to rear. 3 storeys; 1-3-1 bays. Centre
projects very slightly. Fielded 6-panelled door has fanlight with husk garland,
and Doric doorcase of half-columns with fluted capitals, entablature and
pediment. Second and fourth bays have break-front tripartite sashes with thin
Tuscan half-columns and pilasters. First bay has large rusticated rendered
basket arch with flush 6-panelled double doors. Date plaque above is C19/C20.
Fifth bay has early C19 alterations, probably for shop or bank premises.
Panelled wood pilasters and a continuous entablature enclose a flush 6-panelled
door with fanlight set in an overlight, and two 16-pane sashes with reeded wood
surround. First floor has sill course. Sashes, 6-pane to second floor, have
gauged brick flat arches. Central windows have moulded surrounds, shouldered and
with fluted entablature and cornice to first floor. Cast iron railings are
partly late C18/early C19. Coach house and stable block to rear is early C19.
Flemish bond brick with brick dentil cornice. Slate roof. 2 storeys; 7 bays of
varying widths. First bay has plank door with fanlight, second bay has
round-arched window, and has loft door with fanlight above. Third, fourth and
fifth bays, have large, almost round arches. Third bay has double doors. The
others are blank, with a segmental-arched plank door to the fourth bay, and a
later opening inserted in the fifth. Narrow sixth bay has round arched opening,
with plank door; similar seventh bay is blocked. First floor has rendered blind
circular openings. End wall has similar blind opening. Pedimented gable has
blind lunette. Interiors not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p77)
Listing NGR: SP3091097764
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