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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: 1139860



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


District: Middlesbrough

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jul-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Jul-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59677

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MIDDLESBROUGH ALBERT ROAD, NZ 4920 NE west side. 8/1 No. 1 (formerly listed as Premises 17-7-68 occuped by Barclay's Bank) G.V. II Bank and manager's house, 1872/73 by G.G. Hoskins (Darlington), for J. Backhouse and Company,Bankers. Now used as public house. Sandstone ashlar, Lakeland slate roofs. French Gothic style. Bank: 2-starey, 4-bay entrance front, with slightly-projecting gabled porch in left end bay. Renewed double doors under shaped lintel and quatrefoil in pointed overlight, in surround of 4 moulded orders on responds and pilasters with carved capitals. Fleur-de-lys finial. Pointed sash windows, in similar surrounds of 2 orders, have enriched battered sills, recessed aprons, and ornate wrought iron grilles on ground floor. Chamfered plinth; string course between floors; first-floor sill string; and impost bands, carved on ground floor. Bracketed eaves cornice and shallow hexagon-ornamented parapet, with moulded copings, flanking 2 gabled dormers with similar windows, surrounds and finials. Steeply-pitched hipped French pavilion roofs, with spirelet finials, and central half-hipped ventilation gablet. Manager's house adjoining left: 3 storeys, 2 bays, the left projecting and canted. Entered from bank. Moulded mullioned-and-transomed windows. String courses between floors. Corbelled eaves cornice. Similar roof, and 3 stacks with octagonal shafts in groups of 2 and 3. 3-bay left return, the right bay blind. 9-bay right return of bank has slightly-projecting 2-bay ends. Similar windows, and porch in right end bay. 6th bay now holds door. 4 similar dormers and 3 ventilation gablets. 3 transverse ridge stacks with ornamented bands and corbelled projecting battered caps. INTERIOR: altered, but retains ceiling cornices, and panelled ceiling, in former banking hall, with raised reeded borders. Occupies important corner site prominent in views from Exchange Place and Exchange Square.

Listing NGR: NZ4958620628

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National Grid Reference: NZ 49586 20628


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