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37, High Street, Knaresborough

Description: 37, High Street

Grade: II
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

Location: 37 A59, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 0HB

Locality: Knaresborough
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG5 0HB

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Listing Text

(south side)

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

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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