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Bank House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.263 / 51°15'46"N

Longitude: -2.1829 / 2°10'58"W

OS Eastings: 387336

OS Northings: 151556

OS Grid: ST873515

Mapcode National: GBR 1TF.LYG

Mapcode Global: VH979.3JV3

Entry Name: Bank House

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313142

Location: Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Westbury

Built-Up Area: Westbury (Wiltshire)

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Westbury

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WESTBURY MARKET PLACE
1.
5411
(North Side)
Bank House
ST 8751 NW 3/42 29.12.50.

II* GV


2.
Formerly Marlborough House. Early C18. Red brick with stone dressings, 2
storey and attic. 5 bays. Wide eaves and moulded cornice to steep hipped
old tile roof. Chamfered quoins. Projecting plinth with moulded stone top.
Moulded stone string over ground floor windows. 2 tall narrow, gabled dormer
windows with glazing bar sashes. Glazing bar sashes in stone surrounds with
beaded inner edges. Central modern glazed door inserted in moulded stone
surround with carved stone shell hood on carved stone scroll brackets. Contemporary
staircase inside, alternate twisted and turned balusters, moulded handrail,
cut string with cut spandrels, wide scroll step at bottom. This staircase
with its reeded end columns and rungs to rail and dado is not unlike that
in Edgar House (q.v. No 2 Church Street) which seems roughly 1720-40. Single
storey, 2 window extension to left with wide door to left having overlight
of interesting circles. This extension probably modern. The Bank House is
part of the Market Place group, but also groups with West End.


Listing NGR: ST8733151555

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