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Description: 37, High Street
Date Listed: 12 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330784
OS Grid Reference: SE3500757080
OS Grid Coordinates: 435007, 457080
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0086, -1.4673
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SE 3557 KNARESBOROUGH HIGH STREET
7/115 No 37
Bradford Old Bank, now Barclays Bank with offices over. 1881. Brick with
stone and terracotta details. Corner site in Classical Jacobean Style, of 3
storeys with attic; 1 bay towards Market Place and 2 bays towards High
street. Corner bay: glazed C20 double-doors with overlight in massive stone
surround with consoles and dentilled segmental pediment; above are 2 tiers of
cross-windows with sashes below and 9-panes above transom. To left (Market
Place): 2 stone 3-light mullion and transom window with lower mullions
removed; similar wood-framed window above, to left of stone plaque with
classical-style frieze and cartouche with words 'Bradford Old Bank'.
Chimney stack above. Right (High Street): two 4-light mullion and transom
windows to ground floor, lower mullions removed. Bay windows above with
plaques to apron. Mullion and transom window to second floor, 3-light
mullion window in elaborately gabled attic to top storey. Stack to right.
Elaborate terra-cotta mouldings to gable copings, and wrought iron weather
vanes. Interior: fine original staircase, not seen at resurvey. The bank
was founded in 1785 and the building became a branch of Barclays Bank in
Listing NGR: SE3500757080
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Source: English Heritage
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