NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206600
Date first listed:
01-Sep-1992
Statutory Address:
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, 19, EAST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, 19, EAST STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
Teignbridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Ashburton
National Park:
DARTMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SX 75654 69931

Details

ASHBURTON

SX7569 EAST STREET 849-1/10/38 (North side) No.19 National Westminster Bank

GV II

Bank. 1891. Granite front; ashlar in ground storey, coursed squared rubble above. Upper storey window surrounds and top cornice of limestone, probably Bath stone. Slated roof. Granite chimney on each side wall. 3 storeys. 4 window front in an elaborated Georgian style. Ground storey has at each end a round-arched doorway with triangular pediment on big fluted brackets, pushing up into second storey. Left-hand doorway has original 3-panelled double doors and brass bell-pull; right-hand doors altered in late C20. In centre, 2 windows flanked and separated by rusticated pilasters. Upper storeys have plain sash windows in moulded architraves with continued bracketed sills. Architraves in second storey are eared, with pulvinated friezes and alternating triangular and segmental pediments; architraves in third storey have keystones enriched with swags and scrolls. Top entablature with moulded cornice and blocking-course. In centre of latter a low pedestal buttressed with scrolls and inscribed ESTD. 1832. This was originally the Devon and Cornwall Bank. (The Buildings of England: Cherry B: Devon (2nd edition): London: 1989-: 133).

Listing NGR: SX7565469931

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
376018
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 133

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: 22 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/05594/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ernie W. King. Source Historic England Archive
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