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Latitude: 54.7767 / 54°46'36"N
Longitude: -1.5756 / 1°34'32"W
OS Eastings: 427395
OS Northings: 542506
OS Grid: NZ273425
Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.PG
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R6WF
Entry Name: National Westminster Bank
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160136
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110275
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate
Built-Up Area: Durham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE MARKET PLACE
NZ 2742 NW and NZ 2742 SW (South side)
9/223 and 14/223 Nos. 12 and 13
Bank. 1876 by Gibson for National Provincial Bank. Sandstone ashlar with
Welsh slate roof. Free Palladian style. 3 storeys, 7 bays. 3 central bays
project and are defined by Tuscan attached columns in high ground floor and
giant Composite Order above with elaborate entablature. Wide rusticated
pilasters frame further bay each side; plainer end bays are set back slightly.
Tall 6-panelled double door under large overlight in fifth bay; lower 6-
panelled door and overlight in right end bay, to Bank Chambers. Ground floor
windows altered; panelled aprons, that at left with inserted cash dispenser.
3 central bays have pierced stone balustrade on first floor. Upper windows
in architraves, under bracketed pediments on first floor; with keyed segmental
heads and bracketed sills on second. Outer bays plainer, with eaves band and
low parapet. Low-pitched hipped roof over 5 central bays has tall corniced
ashlar chimneys on ridge and at right end.
Listing NGR: NZ2739542506
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