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Bank Chambers National Westminster Bank, Selby

Description: Bank Chambers National Westminster Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 325724

OS Grid Reference: SE6151232312
OS Grid Coordinates: 461512, 432312
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7835, -1.0679

Location: A63, Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 4PW

Locality: Selby
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO8 4PW

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Listing Text

1. (south side)
5342 ------------
National Westminster
Bank (formerly listed
as National Provincial
Bank), Nos 7 to 12 (consec)
No 12A, No 13 and
No 14 (formerly listed as
Nos 14, 15 and 16)
SE 6132 SW 4/17
SE 6132 SE 5/17 11.12.68


Includes No 2 (Bank Chambers), Park Street. Built shortly after 1793 on the lines
of Lansdowne Crescent, Bath, by James Audus the elder (1752-1809), a prominent
ship-owner. His son James, an amateur architect, completed The Crescent after
the fathers death. Brown brick. Hipped slate roof. Three storeys. Parapet.
Continuous first floor sill. Twenty-two bays: sashes with glazing bars. The bank
building has a mid C19 ashlar bank front: segment-headed windows (3 to Park Street,
2 to The Crescent) with moulded imposts, voussoirs and keystones, one canted bay
to Park Street, and parapetted hood over door taken on tapering Ionic pilasters
and fluted consoles. No 7 has door with semi-circular fanlight in panelled reveals,
with panelled pilasters, consoles and dentilled pediment. No 10 has late C19 shop-front
with consoles flanking fascia. No 11 has mid C19 shop-front with Ionic capitals
to glazing bars and carved spandrels. Nos 12 and 12A have mid C19 doors with fielded

Listing NGR: SE6149332318

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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