BARCLAYS BANK AND BANK CHAMBERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201831
Date first listed:
20-Jun-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Mar-1992
Statutory Address:
BARCLAYS BANK AND BANK CHAMBERS, 8, LICHFIELD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARCLAYS BANK AND BANK CHAMBERS, 8, 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 95139 96446

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
378463
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Dec 2001
Reference: IOE01/05176/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.R. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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