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Latitude: 51.9162 / 51°54'58"N
Longitude: -0.6615 / 0°39'41"W
OS Eastings: 492154
OS Northings: 225032
OS Grid: SP921250
Mapcode National: GBR F33.TV2
Mapcode Global: VHFR9.H34C
Entry Name: Barclays Bank
Listing Date: 1 May 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114562
English Heritage Legacy ID: 35673
Location: Leighton-Linslade, Central Bedfordshire, LU7
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Leighton-Linslade
Built-Up Area: Leighton Buzzard
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Leighton Buzzard
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
No 2 (Barclays Bank)
SP 9225 1/57
1866 by Alfred Watarhouse in Gothic style. Bath stone, Welsh slated roof with
3 dormer windows. 2 storeys and attics. Ground floor has 5 large cusped pointed
arches, ventral doorway flanked by windows. The arches rest on moulded responds
aid colonnettes with stiff leaf capitals, 1st floor has 5 pairs of rectangular
windows, colonnettes dividing each pair. Eaves cornice on brackets decorated
with leaf carving. Stone chimney stacks. Built for local bank, Basset & Co
(See also The Knolls, Plantation Road, for F Bassett by Norman Shaw).
Nos 2 to 6 (even) form a group with No 50 High Street.
Listing NGR: SP9215425032
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