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BARCLAYS BANK

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

List entry Number: 1259403

Location

BARCLAYS BANK, 1, 2 AND 3, EXCHANGE STREET
BARCLAYS BANK, 66, OXFORD STREET

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1996

Date of most recent amendment: 27-May-1998

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462949

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SO 8376 KIDDERMINSTER EXCHANGE STREET

954-0/1/10010 Nos 1, 2 and 3 Barclays Bank 20.12.96

GV II

Includes: 66 OXFORD STREET. Bank and offices. Circa 1860-70. Red brick with freeestone dressings, yellow brick bands. Slate hipped roofs with heavy moulded cornices and brick blocking course above. Plain brick stacks, truncated. PLAN: Bank on corner at the NE end and a subsidiary range of offices to the SW fronting Exchange Street. Victorian Italianate style. EXTERIOR: 3-storey main block to NE and 2-storey range to SW. The NE corner block has a rounded corner, 2: 1 bays to left facing Oxford Street and 2:2 bays to right facing Exchange Street and Town Hall Square; ground floor asWar, with end pilasters (RH tow bays without pilasters and ground floor brick), segmental- headed windows in moulded architraves with keyblocks, similarly detailed doorway on rounded corner with polished granite columns and large keystone supporting stone oriel above with iron balconette on top to pair of small second floor windows; the first and second floors have superimposed pilasters over those on the ground floor, with small semi-circular pediments over the first floor pilasters, the eaves cornice breaks forward above the pilasters; similar segmentally-headed windows with keystones on first and second floors, the second floor in moulded brick architraves; LH (S) return similarly detailed. 2-storey, 6-bay SW range has stone string, superimposed pilasters, brick modillion eaves, similar moulded brick windows and doorways with keystones; similarly detailed RH(SW) return. INTERIOR: Banking hall has moulded plaster ceiling, partly concealed by later suspended ceiling.



Listing NGR: SO8320476540

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National Grid Reference: SO 83194 76532

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