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Statutory Address:

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

Hartlepool (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 51136 32593


NZ 5132 11/53

HARTLEPOOL, CHURCH STREET (south side), No. 38

(Formerly listed as No. 38 (Midland Bank))


Former bank, 1899, by Barnes and Coates (Hartlepool). Sandstone ashlar, rusticated on ground floor; slated mansard roof and 4 corniced stacks. Occupies important corner site; quasi Baroque style. 3 storeys, basement and attic storey. Principal front (east) to Scarborough Street has 8 bays to ground floor, including doorway in angle of right-hand corner bay, under relief-ornamented overdoor. Doorway to left-hand bay under an aedicule. 2-light transomed ground-floor windows, those to bays 4 and 5 being round-headed. 6 upper-floor bays, the 2nd to 5th set back behind balustraded balcony, and giant pedimented Corinthian colonnade to 3rd and 4th bays. 3-light mullioned-and- transomed windows to first floor, quasi Venetian to 2nd and 5th bays; all under segmental or triangular pediments and continuous entablature. 2nd floor has 2-light windows, round-headed in 2nd and 5th bays. Modillion cornice and parapet with balustraded panels to 2nd and 5th bays. 5 flat-roofed dormers with eaves cornices. 3-bay right return (facing Church Street) is similar, with upper-floor windows to bays 2 and 3 with Corinthian pilasters and pediments and having balustrades between the pedestals. Plaster wall panelling and moulded and panelled ceilings to banking hall and Manager's office.

Listing NGR: NZ5113632593


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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: 27 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01276/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Thomas Sample. Source Historic England Archive
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