MIDLAND BANK AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201829
Date first listed:
12-Feb-1975
Statutory Address:
MIDLAND BANK AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, LICHFIELD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MIDLAND BANK AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, LICHFIELD STREET

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

District:
City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 91524 98778

Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO9198NE LICHFIELD STREET 895-1/12/262 (North side) 12/02/75 Midland Bank and attached railings

GV II

Bank. c1910. Ashlar with parapeted roof. Edwardian Baroque style. 3 storeys; 7-bay range. Chanelled rustication to open-pedimented projecting end bays flanking giant attached Ionic colonnade to ground and 1st floors, and balustraded parapet to attic storey. Ground floor has round-headed plate-glass windows with archivolts and keystones with cherubs; window to 1st bay has hollow-chamfered opening; 1st floor windows to end bays have eared architraves and 18-pane sashes, those to end bays in oriels on consoles with concave sides, semi-circular open pediments above have segmental-headed small-paned windows, stepped blocks above have wreaths; attic storey between has plain surrounds to 12-pane sashes. Entrance to end bay has round-headed opening with inset aedicule with polished granite Tuscan columns, entablature with pulvinated frieze, tympanum with cartouche, scroll work and panel, reading: BANK; inner entrance. Recessed end bay has projecting porch with lettering over: METROPOLITAN CHAMBERS. Iron railings to centre bays, part removed for access. Right return to Lichfield Passage has 1st bay as end bay to front, 2 bays as centre bays to front, and plain 3-bay projecting block with dormers to attic. INTERIOR has late C20 banking hall.

Listing NGR: SO9152798777

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
378457
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 11 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03642/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.R. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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