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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.636 / 50°38'9"N

Longitude: -4.3611 / 4°21'40"W

OS Eastings: 233126

OS Northings: 84474

OS Grid: SX331844

Mapcode National: GBR NL.97M3

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RD.8SJ

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 7 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370146

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Built-Up Area: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


660-1/4/194 (South side)
Nos.12, 14 AND 16
National Westminster Bank


Bank, now part offices. c1870, inscribed "Launceston Bank".
Polychrome faced rubble with freestone dressings; steep slate
roof with 3 coped gables to front. Large overall irregular
U-shaped plan. High Victorian style. 2 storeys plus attics;
5-bay range. Mullioned windows with original horned sashes to
attics and 1st floor; fixed lights to ground floor. Left-hand
bay has 2-light above 3-light and 4-light windows with
relieving arch and arched lights; next bay with squat 3-light
over doorway; then 3 bays with similar transomed windows with
hoodmoulds to ground floor; ventilated gable over single-light
and 3-light windows; 2-light over 3-light; large gable with
2-light over canted slate-roofed corbelled oriel over 3-light
and on right a 2-light over doorway. Both doorways have
pointed arches with trefoils to blind tympanae under
polychrome relieving arches and hoodmoulds enclosing inner
order over nook shafts, original doors. INTERIOR not inspected
but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SX3312684474

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