National Westminster Bank

24 Sep 2000
National Westminster Bank, 1 Market Place, Newark, Newark And Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1EG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SK7953NE MARKET PLACE 619-1/8/224 (West side) 20/01/92 No.1 National Westminster Bank


Bank. c1902. Ashlar and brick, with slate mansard roof and 3 ridge and 2 gable stacks, all coped. Baroque Revival style. Chamfered plinth with rockfaced ashlar panels, channelled rusticated ground floor with sill band and cornice, enriched modillion eaves cornice, coped gables. 3 storeys plus attics. 3x4 bays. Ground floor and first floor openings have segmental heads and keystones. Windows are mainly 12 pane sashes. Projecting entrance corner has a tripartite sash on each floor and above, a pedimented dormer. Rusticated round headed doorcase with keystone and segmental pediment, panelled 2-leaf door and fanlight. Market place front, to right, has a shallow 2 storey oriel bow window with 3 sashes on each floor, all with keystones. On either side, a sash on each floor. Above, 3 pedimented dormers. Ground floor has 3 glazing bar windows and to right, a panelled door with overlight. Stodman Street front, to left, has similar treatment with 2 bow windows, the right one flanked on either side by a single sash on each floor. Above, 4 pedimented dormers. Ground floor has 6 glazing bar windows arranged 2:1:2:1. Interior has banking hall with square Ionic piers and dentillated cross beam ceiling. Panelled window reveals and shaped panelled glazed doors. This building stands on the site of the house of Alderman Hercules Clay, which was destroyed in the siege of 1643. (Ceramic plaque on Market Place side).

Listing NGR: SK7981853875


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0160 IOE Records taken by Ralph Bennett; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Ralph Bennett. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Bennett, Ralph

Rights Holder: Bennett, Ralph


Ashlar, Brick, Slate, Victorian Bank (Financial), 20th Century Commercial, House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling