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Latitude: 52.8075 / 52°48'27"N
Longitude: -2.1169 / 2°7'0"W
OS Eastings: 392215
OS Northings: 323335
OS Grid: SJ922233
Mapcode National: GBR 16Q.ZKX
Mapcode Global: WHBDT.GP5K
Entry Name: Lloyds Bank
Listing Date: 16 January 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195358
English Heritage Legacy ID: 384009
Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16
Electoral Ward/Division: Forebridge
Built-Up Area: Stafford
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Stafford St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ9223SW MARKET SQUARE
590-1/10/63 (East side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Premises occupied by Lloyd's Bank)
Bank. c1795 with alterations and additions of c1860. For
Stevenson, Salt and Co. Double-depth plan. Classical style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2-window range with 3-window range
projecting to right. Wide 1st floor sill band and deep top
modillioned cornice with blocking course; ground floor to
right end has channelled rustication to ground floor and
rusticated quoins above. Ground floor has round-headed
windows, 2 to left with hollow-chamfered openings, one
originally entrance, 2 windows to right end have rusticated
voussoirs flush with rustication and fielded-panelled aprons,
to right of similar entrance; plate glass with some etching.
1st floor has windows with eared architraves and 18-pane
sashes; 2nd floor has square windows with architraves and
6-pane sashes. Sill band to right end inscribed: OLD BANK. 2
ashlar stacks with modillioned cornices. Right return 3-window
range has similar details.
INTERIOR: pilasters with large consoles to beams.
HISTORY: noted as being the earliest branch of Lloyds bank
outside London; the bank was founded in 1737 and incorporated
in Lloyds Bank in 1866.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Nairn J: Staffordshire:
London: 1974-: 244-5).
Listing NGR: SJ9221723343
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