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NATIONAL WESTMINSTER 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: NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK

List entry Number: 1115796

Location

NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, CATTLE MARKET

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Nov-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189401

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SK 5319 NE & SK 51 NW CATTLE MARKET 10/30 & 5/30 (east side)

National Westminster Bank

II

Bank, "FW 1886" on plaque, by Fothergill Watson. Red brick with decorative terracotta and blue brick, stone dressings and bands. Plain tile roofs, with 2 richly moulded brick ridge stacks. "Arts and Crafts Gothic" style. Two-storeys and attic. Fenestration mostly plate glass sash windows. Canopied entrance at left carried on pairs of columns with richly-moulded capitals, beneath square tower with pyramidal roof. Central banking hall, lit by three 2-light windows within round heads, with transoms and cusped oculi, articulated by gable above. Eight window range offices to right: lst floor windows linked by arcading, parapet of miniature blind pointed arcading above. Two hipped dormers with deep eaves carried on decorative brackets. Banking hall: square panelled "Jacobethan" ceiling of wood and plaster carried on massive brackets. Upper part of interior of exposed brick, down to decorative terracotta stringcourse. Lit to rear by three 2-light windows with plain oculi. Twin brick arches in north wall with central polished grey granite column and richly moulded capital.

Listing NGR: SK5362419500

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National Grid Reference: SK 53624 19500

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