- 27 Apr 2001
- Lloyd's Bank, 64 Fore Street, Trowbridge, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire, BA14 8HQ
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
FORE STREET 1.
5411 (North Side) ST 8558 5/30 29.12.50 No 64 (Lloyd's Bank) 1 GV
Circa 1730 for John Cooper, a prominent clothier. The front is a stately palatial composition but the interior has been considerably altered. 3 storeys and basement.
Ashlar stone with projecting plinth and rusticated angle piers. Moulded string at 1st floor level. Enriched cornice with egg and dart moulding with slight breaks in centre and at sides. Balustrade with moulded coping. Slate roof. 7 ranges of windows, glazing bar sashes with architraves, eared on 2nd floor. Four 2nd floor windows have carved aprons with good swag and cartouche enrichment alternating with pediments of 1st floor windows. 1st floor windows long with cornice and aprons.
Centre and alternate windows pedimented with carved console brackets, centre triangular sides segmental, and having ballustred aprons. Tall ground floor windows have brackets to cills and brackets to band over, alternately short and long. Tall 8 panel double central door in rusticated surround and doorcase of engaged Doric columns, frieze with 'Trowbridge Branch' incised on it and cornice, radiating fanlight. Basement area blocked. Small single storey later extension to left with draughted ashlar and moulded architrave to doorway. Parapet over with fine carved cartouche in central panel. Adjoining on left is wall with ramped cope and a doorway to path leading to rear. Rear quarters altered since previous list and modernized.
Interior: fine reproduction Adam ceiling and panelling to main hall. 2 good doorcases (at least I reproduction) with broken pediments. The bank counter has panels separated by paired fluted colonettes.
Nos 61 to 64 (consec) and railings to No 64 form a group. No 64 and railings to No 64 also forms a group with Nos 65 to 74 (consec)
Listing NGR: ST8555158077
© Mr Ron L Pybus. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Pybus, Ron L
Rights Holder: Pybus, Ron L
Ashlar, Slate, Stone, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Bank (Financial), Commercial