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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Charnwood, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7704 / 52°46'13"N

Longitude: -1.2066 / 1°12'23"W

OS Eastings: 453624

OS Northings: 319500

OS Grid: SK536195

Mapcode National: GBR 8KT.7RM

Mapcode Global: WHDHQ.FMNG

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 5 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115796

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189401

Location: Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE11

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Town: Charnwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Loughborough Southfields

Built-Up Area: Loughborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Loughborough Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

10/30 & 5/30 (east side)

National Westminster


Bank, "FW 1886" on plaque, by Fothergill Watson. Red brick with decorative
terracotta and blue brick, stone dressings and bands. Plain tile roofs, with
2 richly moulded brick ridge stacks. "Arts and Crafts Gothic" style. Two-storeys
and attic. Fenestration mostly plate glass sash windows. Canopied entrance at left
carried on pairs of columns with richly-moulded capitals, beneath square tower with
pyramidal roof. Central banking hall, lit by three 2-light windows within round
heads, with transoms and cusped oculi, articulated by gable above. Eight window
range offices to right: lst floor windows linked by arcading, parapet of miniature
blind pointed arcading above. Two hipped dormers with deep eaves carried on
decorative brackets. Banking hall: square panelled "Jacobethan" ceiling of wood and
plaster carried on massive brackets. Upper part of interior of exposed brick, down
to decorative terracotta stringcourse. Lit to rear by three 2-light windows with
plain oculi. Twin brick arches in north wall with central polished grey granite
column and richly moulded capital.

Listing NGR: SK5362419500

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