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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1250116
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432351
Location: Hartlepool, TS24
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
HARTLEPOOL CHURCH STREET
11/56 Nos 71 to 72 (Bank
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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