BARCLAYS BANK AND BARCLAYS BANK CHAMBERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055982
Date first listed:
01-May-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
01-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
BARCLAYS BANK AND BARCLAYS BANK CHAMBERS, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARCLAYS BANK AND BARCLAYS BANK CHAMBERS, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Whitchurch Urban
National Grid Reference:
SJ5419341533

Details

SJ 5441 8/86 1.5.51

WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. HIGH STREET (north-east side) Barclays Bank and Barclays Bank Chambers (formerly listed as Barclay's Bank)

GV II

Town Hall/Market House, now bank and surgery. 1718, altered internally probably in the mid-to late C18. Red brick with painted sandstone dressing. 2-span plain tile roof. Double-depth plan. Moulded stone plinth, chamfered quoins, flanking wide brick pilaster strips, stone plat band, and moulded stone cornice, breaking forward over pilasters, and parapet with chamfered stone coping (rebuilt to front with plain coping). Brick stacks in valley and integral brick end stack to left of rear range. Pair of cowlings to rear ridge. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. 3 bays; first-floor 15-pane glazing bar sashes with painted stone cills and gauged-brick heads with raised keystones. Ground-floor 3-bay round-arched arcade with stumpy Tuscan columns, moulded architraves and raised keystones. 2 left- hand bays with inserted C20 glazing. Open arch to right forming porch to ground floor,and stairs to first floor. Left-hand return front: 2 plat bands. 2 bays; first-floor 15-pane glazing bar sashes with keystones and blocked ground-floor arcade with inserted windows. Right-hand return front: rendered ground floor. Plat band. Right-hand first-floor glazing bar sash with keystone,and small wooden 2-light attic casements, that to left with segmented head. Rear: rendered ground floor. Wooden eaves cornice with cyma reversa moulding, and shaped stone kneelers to parapeted gable ends. 3 bays; first-floor 15-pane glazing bar sashes with stone cills and stone lintels. R.B. James, Whitchurch - A Short History (1979), p. 6.

Listing NGR: SJ5419341533

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
260642
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
James, R B , Whitchurch A Short History, (1979), 6

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/03394/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Peter Cooke. Source Historic England Archive
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