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Westminster Bank

A Grade I Listed Building in Cornhill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5147 / 51°30'52"N

Longitude: -0.0837 / 0°5'1"W

OS Eastings: 533070

OS Northings: 181267

OS Grid: TQ330812

Mapcode National: GBR TC.C6

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.H6M6

Entry Name: Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199308

Location: City of London, London, EC2R

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Cornhill

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Helen Bishopsgate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3381 SW 11/345
5002

BISHOPSGATE EC2 (West Side),
No 15 (Westminster Bank)

4.1.50.

I GV

1865, by J Gibson. Distinguished, single-storeyed building of Portland stone in rich, classical style. Long frontage with entrance at rounded south-west corner. Arched windows. Order of engaged Corinthian columns, paired at each end. Panels of figure carving in high relief above windows. Blocking to entablature supports standing figures, singly and in groups. Fine, top lit banking hall with 3 domes. Arcaded walls with high relief panels of figures above and marble Corinthian columns singly and in pairs also in 2 groups of 4 at either end of hall.


Listing NGR: TQ3306681276

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