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Description: Midland Bank and Bank Chambers
Date Listed: 27 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 334093
OS Grid Reference: SE2460503341
OS Grid Coordinates: 424605, 403341
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5262, -1.6303
PENISTONE ST. MARY'S STREET,
SE20SW (north side)
3/63 Midland Bank and
Bank, shop and offices. Late C19. Coursed squared rubble with ashlar
dressings. Westmorland slate roof. Two storeys and attic. An ordered but
asymmetrical curving facade of 10 bays on a corner site. All door and window
openings are elliptical-arched. The central 3 bays, on the corner, are
symmetrical with a central door with moulded surround. To each side is a
large shop window with elaborate spandrel treatment and joggled lintel. The
left 4 bays have a doorway to each side, that to left more elaborate with
pilaster jambs, pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment. Between the doors
are 2 windows, as before but smaller and plainer. The 3 bays to right are
simpler with a 3-light window with elliptical-headed lights, and 2 doorways.
Two moulded cornices between floors. 1st-floor windows are of two and three
lights as before, and a single central light. The left 2 bays are surmounted
by a shaped gable with an ashlar stack at apex. The right 2 bays are
surmounted by a plainer gable with finial. Curved roof. Three gabled
dormers. Several stone stacks with ashlar strings and cornices.
An important corner site.
Listing NGR: SE2460503341
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Source: English Heritage
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