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MIDLAND BANK AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

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: MIDLAND BANK AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1201829

Location

MIDLAND BANK AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, LICHFIELD STREET

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

County:

District: City of Wolverhampton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Feb-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378457

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SO 91524 98778

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