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BARCLAYS BANK AND BANK CHAMBERS

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: BARCLAYS BANK AND BANK CHAMBERS

List entry Number: 1201831

Location

BARCLAYS BANK AND BANK CHAMBERS, 8, 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: 20-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Mar-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378463

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Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO9596 LICHFIELD STREET, Bilston 895-1/15/13 (South side) 20/06/52 No.8 Barclays Bank and Bank Chambers

GV II

Formerly known as: Barclays Bank Chambers CHURCH STREET. House, now offices and bank. Mid C18 and 1870s. Brick with ashlar dressings; tile roofs with brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range. Stone-coped plinth, cornices to all floors and high plastered parapet; quoins. Windows have rubbed brick flat arches with fielded-panelled keystones and horned sashes, most of 6-over-one panes, but central 1st floor 12-pane sash and 2nd floor 9-pane sashes; entrance has eared architrave, frieze and pediment; overlight and 6-fielded-panelled door. Enriched rainwater heads and square downpipes; end stacks. Curved 1870s extension to right: full-height banking hall with 2-storey projecting end and attic; 8-window range, the right end 3 windows in 2-storey projection. Top cornice and stone-coped brick parapet; curved part has panelled ashlar frieze and central rosette with segmental pediment. Banking hall has 5 segmental-headed windows with archivolts, large enriched keystones and horned sashes with small-paned overlights; end has windows with rubbed brick flat arches with fluted keystones over horned sashes; attic has hipped dormers with sashes; entrance has ashlar doorcase with segmental-headed overlight with keystone and flanking balusters, top frieze and pediment with cartouche; panelled door; cross-axial stack. INTERIOR of mid C18 house: room with bolection-moulded panelling, fluted pilasters with Doric entablature blocks, fireplace with fielded-panelled overmantel, niche to left; rest not seen but may retain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SO9513996446

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National Grid Reference: SO 95139 96446

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