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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4154 / 52°24'55"N

Longitude: -4.0831 / 4°4'59"W

OS Eastings: 258421

OS Northings: 281755

OS Grid: SN584817

Mapcode National: GBR 8R.NZ62

Mapcode Global: VH4FC.5KS6

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 24 November 1987

Last Amended: 24 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 10401

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Entered on the rounded corner with North Parade.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Aberystwyth

Community: Aberystwyth

Built-Up Area: Aberystwyth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Built in 1877.

Exterior

Italianate Mannerist Style. Three-storeys with ashlar elevations and channelled granite ground floor; plinth and rusticated pilaster strips. Five-window front to Terrace Road, 1 window to corner and 3-windows to North Parade. Parapet, balustraded to the corner, with urn finials over modillion cornice and bolection moulded entablature. Giant order Ionic columns in antis on the corner, swagged capitals and balustraded first floor balcony over arched entrance with convex steps and panelled pediments, triangular and segmental to first floor with keystoned lintels and flind aprons; scrolled pediment to corner window. Horned sash windows to second floor, cross-frame windows to first floor. Convex balconies flanking central window on Terrace Road side. Overall modern fascia below cornice concealing original black lettering; arched ground-floor openings with modern windows.

Interior

Modernised interior.

Reasons for Listing

Group value.

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