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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.777 / 54°46'37"N

Longitude: -1.5752 / 1°34'30"W

OS Eastings: 427425

OS Northings: 542531

OS Grid: NZ274425

Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.SC

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S637

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323244

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110273

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE MARKET PLACE
NZ 2742 NW (East side)

9/221 No. 6 (Barclay's Bank)

GV II

Bank. 1887 by A. Waterhouse; extended 1924. Sandstone ashlar; roofs of banded
purple and green slates over left 3 bays, graduated Lakeland slate over right
3 bays, with stone gable copings. Free Gothic style. 4 storeys and 3 bays;
and 3 storeys and 3 bays. Second and fifth bays contain panelled doors and
overlights, the left in Tudor-flower surround, under low-relief panels (BARCLAYS
BANK; and BARCLAYS CHAMBERS on scroll) and dripmoulds. Ground-floor windows
stone-mullioned-and-transomed, of varying numbers of lights from one to 4.
Perpendicular tracery in first-and second-floor windows. 2-storey oriel in
second bay has battlemented parapet. Top storey of left 3 bays has plain
paired cusped lights. Drip strings; floor strings; bracketed shafts from fifth
bay above first floor string. Central bay of each 3 has crow-stepped gable,
that at left with large griffin holding wind-vane flag. Low-relief panels in
gables have monogram at left, date 1924 at right. Top battlemented parapet.


Listing NGR: NZ2742542531

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