BARCLAYS BANK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113497

Date first listed: 03-Mar-1977

Statutory Address: BARCLAYS BANK, 3-5, KING STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BARCLAYS BANK, 3-5, KING STREET

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

District: Reading (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 71694 73412

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

KING STREET 1. 5128 Nos 3 to 5 (consec) (Barclays Bank) SU 7173 SE 3/327 3.3.77. II 2. 1836. Architects Henry or Nathaniel Briant (local architects). Clients Joseph and Charles Simmonds and Co. Ornate Italian Palazzo style in Bath stone. 3 storeys, 5 bays, with set back 3 bays (later circa 1870) to left in matching style. Hipped slate roof with 3 chimney stacks with blind dreading. Moulded eaves with lions heads supported on carved brackets. Quotas, Victorian scroll string over 1st floor, moulded cornice over ground floor. Deeply channelled ground floor and plinth. Plate glass sash windows, pilasters and pediments to 1st floor with flush cast-iron balconies, eared architraves to 2nd floor. Richly ornamented Corinthian doorway to right of left hand wing with scrolled broken pediment flanked by cherubs and linked by carved swag; monogrammed key "J and C S and Co". Panelled door with wrought-iron fanlight and carved panels in concave reveals with carved head keystones.

Listing NGR: SU7169473412

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 38980

Legacy System: LBS

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