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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.


List entry Number: 1132711



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


District: Rotherham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Feb-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 335682

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SK4292 ROTHERHAM HIGH STREET (south side) 9/47 Williams and Glyns Bank (formerly listed as No 1) 19.10.51 - II Bank. c1892 by E. I. Hubbard for the Sheffield and Rotherham Joint Stock Banking Company (press cutting). Ashlar sandstone, polished Aberdeen granite columns, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys with attics. Corner site with curved corner bay having 5 bays to right facing High Street and 6 bays to left facing Wellgate. High Street facade: plinth with bases for giant Corinthian columns between each bay. Doorway to bay 2 has ΒΌ colonnettes in the jambs; panel above with raised lettering 'OLD BANK / FOUNDED 1792'; segmental pediment with elements of Sheffield and Rotherham arms in tympanum. Bay 5 has doorway with architrave and plain panel beneath consoled pediment, lst-floor band beneath sash with bracketed, moulded sill and architrave. All other bays recessed and with ground-floor casements having bracketed sills, architraves and pediments; lst-floor band beneath windows as bay 5. Full entablature parapet with dies at bay intervals. Corner bay and bays to Wellgate recessed and in same style except left-hand bay which has pedimented doorway and paired lst-floor window. Left return of Wellgate front has earlier coursed-stone walling beneath white-glazed brickwork. Interior: good original ceiling to banking hall. Manager's office retains C18 bolection-moulded fireplace and overmantel. An earlier doorway formerly existed on left return of Wellgate front. Rotherham Advertiser, Jan 9, 1892 (cutting in Rotherham Library)

Listing NGR: SK4295892830

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'Rotherham Advertiser' in 9 January, (1892)

National Grid Reference: SK 42958 92830


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