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Bank Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Headland and Harbour, Hartlepool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6869 / 54°41'12"N

Longitude: -1.2054 / 1°12'19"W

OS Eastings: 451323

OS Northings: 532716

OS Grid: NZ513327

Mapcode National: GBR NG07.TN

Mapcode Global: WHD6F.GG79

Entry Name: Bank Chambers

Listing Date: 8 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432351

Location: Hartlepool, TS24

County: Hartlepool

Electoral Ward/Division: Headland and Harbour

Built-Up Area: Hartlepool

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hartlepool St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HARTLEPOOL CHURCH STREET
NZ 5132
(north side)
11/56 Nos 71 to 72 (Bank
Chambers)
8.6.84

- II

Bank, now commercial building, c. 1913. Sandstone ashlar, roof not visible.
Restrained Baroque style. 3 storeys, 5 bays. Banded rusticated ground
floor has entablature with modillion cornice. The 2 outer bays project
slightly and hold double doors, with patterned overlights, in enriched
architraves with paterae and angle lion masks. Ornate scrolled triple keys
run through bayleaf friezes and modillion cornices. Panels over : 'BANK'
and 'CHAMBERS'. Middle bays have long windows (modern glazing) in plain
reveals, with enriched plaques between bearing insignia. First-floor
windows have continuous projecting sills and alternate triangular and
segmental pediments above entablatures, middle one: an aedicule with Ionic
pilasters; blind balustrades below and plinths in outer bays where giant
rusticated quasi Ionic pilasters flank the windows and support top
entablature with modillion cornice, and short end-bay towers with raised
panels; balustraded parapet between the towers. Square 2nd-floor windows in
eared and shouldered architraves.


Listing NGR: NZ5132332716

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