BARCLAYS BANK AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205165
Date first listed:
08-Apr-1981
Statutory Address:
BARCLAYS BANK AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, BANK PLAIN

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARCLAYS BANK AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, BANK PLAIN

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Norwich (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TG 23258 08633

Details

TG 2308 NW BANK PLAIN 16/24 (south-west side) 8.4.81. Barclays Bank and attached area railings. - II Bank. 1929-31 by E. Boardman & Son and Brierley & Rutherford of York. Rusticated Portland stone on ground floor, red brick above; hipped slate roof; 4 red brick chimneys to south facade. Classical style in the Palladian manner. V-shaped plan with the main block comprising the banking hall fronting Bank Plain and the administrative offices facing south onto Castle Meadow. Main north-east front: 2 storeys and attic; 11 bays symmetrical, with slightly projecting entrance bays at ends and alternate projecting window bays. Rusticated quoins. Double-leaf doors are flanked by Doric columns and pilasters under a triglyph frieze and pediment. 2-light ground-floor windows; first floor windows have sashes with glazing bars in shouldered architraves, alternately with pediments on consoles. Segmental headed attic dormers. South-east return: fenestration 1:1:3:1:1. Wrought iron area railings. South facade: 3 storeys and attic; fenestration 1:6:1:6:1. Pedimented central doorway; shouldered architraves to enriched first-floor windows only, dormers. Interior: Monumental banking hall of basilican form with aisles and apsed ends. 7 bays with square Corinthian columns; tunnel vault with coffered ceiling; clerestory of Diocletian windows. 3-bay apses have arched recesses and central windows with pediments.

Listing NGR: TG2325808633

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
228759
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: 23 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04496/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rob Ward. Source Historic England Archive
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