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Williams and Glyns Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Castle, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4305 / 53°25'49"N

Longitude: -1.3549 / 1°21'17"W

OS Eastings: 442958

OS Northings: 392830

OS Grid: SK429928

Mapcode National: GBR LXZR.GZ

Mapcode Global: WHDDK.512F

Entry Name: Williams and Glyns Bank

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132711

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335682

Location: Rotherham, S60

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Boston Castle

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Rotherham

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK4292 ROTHERHAM HIGH STREET
(south side)
9/47 Williams and Glyns Bank
(formerly listed as No 1)
19.10.51
- II
Bank. c1892 by E. I. Hubbard for the Sheffield and Rotherham Joint Stock
Banking Company (press cutting). Ashlar sandstone, polished Aberdeen granite
columns, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys with attics. Corner site with curved
corner bay having 5 bays to right facing High Street and 6 bays to left
facing Wellgate. High Street facade: plinth with bases for giant Corinthian
columns between each bay. Doorway to bay 2 has ΒΌ colonnettes in the jambs;
panel above with raised lettering 'OLD BANK / FOUNDED 1792'; segmental pediment
with elements of Sheffield and Rotherham arms in tympanum. Bay 5 has doorway
with architrave and plain panel beneath consoled pediment, lst-floor band
beneath sash with bracketed, moulded sill and architrave. All other bays
recessed and with ground-floor casements having bracketed sills, architraves
and pediments; lst-floor band beneath windows as bay 5. Full entablature
parapet with dies at bay intervals. Corner bay and bays to Wellgate recessed
and in same style except left-hand bay which has pedimented doorway and paired
lst-floor window. Left return of Wellgate front has earlier coursed-stone
walling beneath white-glazed brickwork.
Interior: good original ceiling to banking hall. Manager's office retains
C18 bolection-moulded fireplace and overmantel. An earlier doorway formerly
existed on left return of Wellgate front.
Rotherham Advertiser, Jan 9, 1892 (cutting in Rotherham Library)


Listing NGR: SK4295892830

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