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Midland Bank and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5867 / 52°35'12"N

Longitude: -2.1265 / 2°7'35"W

OS Eastings: 391524

OS Northings: 298778

OS Grid: SO915987

Mapcode National: GBR 1DK.N3

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.97MS

Entry Name: Midland Bank and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201829

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378457

Location: Wolverhampton, WV1

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/12/262 (North side)
12/02/75 Midland Bank and attached railings


Bank. c1910. Ashlar with parapeted roof. Edwardian Baroque
style. 3 storeys; 7-bay range. Chanelled rustication to
open-pedimented projecting end bays flanking giant attached
Ionic colonnade to ground and 1st floors, and balustraded
parapet to attic storey. Ground floor has round-headed
plate-glass windows with archivolts and keystones with
cherubs; window to 1st bay has hollow-chamfered opening; 1st
floor windows to end bays have eared architraves and 18-pane
sashes, those to end bays in oriels on consoles with concave
sides, semi-circular open pediments above have
segmental-headed small-paned windows, stepped blocks above
have wreaths; attic storey between has plain surrounds to
12-pane sashes. Entrance to end bay has round-headed opening
with inset aedicule with polished granite Tuscan columns,
entablature with pulvinated frieze, tympanum with cartouche,
scroll work and panel, reading: BANK; inner entrance. Recessed
end bay has projecting porch with lettering over: METROPOLITAN
CHAMBERS. Iron railings to centre bays, part removed for
access. Right return to Lichfield Passage has 1st bay as end
bay to front, 2 bays as centre bays to front, and plain 3-bay
projecting block with dormers to attic. INTERIOR has late C20
banking hall.

Listing NGR: SO9152798777

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