Barclays Bank / Laughern House

5 Jul 2000
Barclays Bank, 3 Bridge Street, Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10 1AN
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Laughern House, Bridge Street, Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10 1AN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SO9545 BRIDGE STREET 648-1/5/2 (East side) 11/02/65 No.3 Barclays Bank


House, now bank and offices. Late C18, converted 1929 and with subsequent alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond. Welsh slate roof with coped parapet and brick end stacks. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 7-window range, central bay breaks forward. All 3 storeys have horned 6/6 sashes with moulded surrounds, painted sills and gauged brick flat arches, the central windows with keystones; infilled segmental-arched openings to cellar. Central tripartite doorcase with fluted pilasters and rosettes on capitals, painted gauged brick round arch with lion mask, large fanlight with decorative leading, 2 stone steps, iron scraper. Right-hand bay has C20 decorative door under painted gauged brick flat arch leading to side passage. Painted plinth. Windows restored late C20 - earlier photograph shows three 2nd-floor windows bricked in and plate glass sashes below. INTERIOR: Adam-style plaster ceiling moulding to remodelled ground floor; fluted doorcases with paterae; dog-leg staircase with decorative Gothick plain wooden balusters; moulded basket-arched hall archway; eared marble and wood fireplace on first floor; panelled reveals to windows. HISTORICAL NOTE: converted from house to bank 1929; previously known as Laughern House. (BoE: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-: 242; Country Life: Little B: Georgian Beauty in an Abbey Town).

Listing NGR: SO9502845728


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2106 IOE Records taken by Ann Vint; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Ann Vint. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Vint, Ann

Rights Holder: Vint, Ann


Brick, Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Bank (Financial), Commercial, Office, Unassigned, Building