Description: Midland Bank
Date Listed: 1 December 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 315233
OS Grid Reference: ST8720970422
OS Grid Coordinates: 387209, 170422
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4327, -2.1854
CORSHAM HIGH STREET
5/206 Nos 25 and 27 (Midland Bank)
(formerly listed as No 27)
House, now bank, c1820-30, ashlar with low pitched slate hipped
roof and 2 ashlar stacks. Three-storey 3-window range, square
plan with formal fronts to south and east. Moulded cornice and
parapet and each floor framed by raised angle strips, plinth, 2
floor bands and band under cornice. Originally 16-pane outer
windows and 12-pane centre windows to both facades, but ground
floor plate glass sashes replace original glazing bar sashes.
Both fronts have arched centre doorway with fanlight. East front
to High Street has 6-panel door. South front to Post Office Lane
has 4-panel door and ornate cast-iron porch with tent roof.
Pierced uprights, pierced Gothic top rail with pierced scroll
frieze over with vase centrepiece. Old photographs show matching
railings and gateway to Post Office Lane.
Listing NGR: ST8720370426
Source: English Heritage
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