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BARCLAYS BANK

List Entry Summary

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

Name: BARCLAYS BANK

List entry Number: 1103870

Location

BARCLAYS BANK, MONTPELLIER EXCHANGE

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-May-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 475011

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History

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Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9421NW MONTPELLIER EXCHANGE 630-1/17/527 (South side) 05/05/72 Barclay's Bank

GV II

Shops, now bank. 1843 with later alterations including mansard roof. Architect: possibly Samuel W Daukes and J Hamilton. Ashlar over brick with slate mansard roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic, 6 first-floor windows. Ground floor has plinth; banded rustication surmounted by cornice; first-floor windows have tooled architraves, frieze and cornice over first floor. Angles are chamfered. Left end and off-centre right entrances, double 2-fielded-panel doors with overlights in tooled architraves, that to left in recess; further recess to 4th ground-floor opening and at right end. Two 6/6 between 2/2 sashes, two 6/6 sashes. First floor has 6/9 sashes. Attic has 3/6 sashes. Returns are 2 windows deep, those to ground floor are 6/6 sashes in shared architrave; first floor has two 6/9 sashes to left and blind opening and 2/2 sash to left. 'MONTPELLIER EXCHANGE' carved to right return. Rounded angles to rear; rear retains 6/6 sashes. INTERIOR: reputed to have narrow open-well staircase with stick balusters. HISTORICAL NOTE: built as a block of 3 shops. This may have been designed by SW Daukes and J Hamilton who, c1844, were designing shops on Rotunda Terrace, Montpellier Street (qv). Occupies an important site at the junction of Montpellier Walk, Montpellier Terrace and Lansdown Road. (Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham: 1993-; Blake S: 'The Building of the Montpellier Shops': Cheltenham Local History Society Journal: 1984-).



Listing NGR: SO9439321811

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Sampson, A, Blake, S , A Cheltenham Companion, (1993)
Blake, S, 'Cheltenham Local History Society Journal' in The Building of the Montpellier Shops, (1984)

National Grid Reference: SO 94393 21806

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