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The Leeds Permanent Building Society

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1286 / 51°7'42"N

Longitude: -3.0036 / 3°0'12"W

OS Eastings: 329870

OS Northings: 137065

OS Grid: ST298370

Mapcode National: GBR M5.92XF

Mapcode Global: VH7DH.WWHQ

Entry Name: The Leeds Permanent Building Society

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Last Amended: 31 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373859

Location: Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Bridgwater

Built-Up Area: Bridgwater

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE CORNHILL
736-1/10/44 (East side)
24/03/50 No.23
The Leeds Permanent Building Society
(Formerly Listed as:
CORNHILL
(East side)
No.23
National Westminster Bank)

GV II

Offices, now a bank. c1840-50. Ashlar; parapeted roof not
visible. Double-depth plan with rear extensions. Classical
style with Greek Revival influences.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range with a
recessed panel to the left. Dentilled cornice and blocking
course over a band that forms a continuous lintel to the 3
second-floor windows; these have one horizontal glazing bar
and margin panes to each sash; vertical lines are incised
between the lintel band and cill band to either side of each
window. A raised architrave with a moulded cornice and
acroteria to centre and ends, frames 3 semicircular-arched
plate-glass sash windows with patera to spandrels to the first
floor. A projecting cornice to the bank fascia at first-floor
cill level is over an entablature to 4 fluted Corinthian
columns which flank the door and windows. C20 louvred
fanlights over the C20 plate-glass windows and doorcase;
egg-and-dart lintel to an overlight and C20 double doors. The
plain recessed panel to the left has a C19 door with 4
raised-and-fielded panels, bolection moulding and 2
overlights, the upper one with diagonal glazing bars. INTERIOR
not inspected.


Listing NGR: ST2987037065

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