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Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3478 / 51°20'51"N

Longitude: -2.9785 / 2°58'42"W

OS Eastings: 331951

OS Northings: 161420

OS Grid: ST319614

Mapcode National: GBR J6.V9J5

Mapcode Global: VH7CK.BD84

Entry Name: Midland Bank

Listing Date: 6 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198319

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350206

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Built-Up Area: Weston-Super-Mare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

WESTON-SUPER-MARE HIGH STREET
ST 36 SW
(East Side)
1/10006 No 30
Midland Bank

- II

Bank. Early C20. Facades of limestone ashlar with hipped slate roof. Edwardian Free Style. 3
storeys. Bold projecting pilasters divide the facade into 6 bays, comprising canted corner entrance
bay flanked by 2 bays fronting High Street to left and 3 bays fronting Meadow Street to right.
Pilasters, which have Ionic capitals to upper floor level, interrupt bold moulded cornicing over
all windows and to parapet. 4-centred arched doorway with carved spandels flanked by one-light
windows with moulded stone architraves; similar architraves to 3-light stone-mullioned windows
to ground floor of flanking bays; first floor lit by continous run of paired small-framed lights set
in pointed-arched surrounds with carved spandrels and quatrefoil frieze; small-paned lights to
second floor, set in continuous run of stone cross-transomed and mullioned windows. Interior:
ground floor remodelled; other floors not seen. A fine composition in the Free Style manner,
strongly articulated and distinguished by fine carved detail and features in an interpretaion of the
Late Gothic style.


Listing NGR: ST3195161420

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