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Lloyds Bank

A Grade II* Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.236 / 51°14'9"N

Longitude: -0.5719 / 0°34'18"W

OS Eastings: 499796

OS Northings: 149503

OS Grid: SU997495

Mapcode National: GBR FCK.D80

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.16JB

Entry Name: Lloyds Bank

Listing Date: 1 May 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288937

Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Town: Guildford

Electoral Ward/Division: Holy Trinity

Built-Up Area: Guildford

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Guildford Holy Trinity and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

(North Side)

5/75 & 8/75 Nos. 145 and 147
1/5/53 (Lloyds Bank)


Bank. 1765 with C19 alterations, left end reconstructed in 1899 and with C20
extensions to rear. Deep red header bond brick above colourwashed and rendered
ground floor with parapet above obscuring plain-tiled roof. Three storeys with
terracotta plat bands on the first floor with egg and dart moulding, egg and
dart decorated cornice to base of parapet. Corbelled ridge stacks to ends and
left of centre, prominent decorative rainwater heads and down pipe to left.
Five bays with replacement 16-pane glazing-bar sash windows on the second floor
under gauged brick heads and flanked by shutters. Five 12-pane sashes on the
first floor with similar surrounds. Three wood-framed, round-headed fixed
windows on the ground floor with glazing-bars, over panelled risers and under
egg and dart band and with scrolled keystones. Roman Ionic pilasters articulating
across the ground floor with modillioned cornice and entablature above. Panelled
double doors to right of centre in Ionic half-column surround with impost mouldings
extending and linking to windows. Wood-traceried fanlight and foliage pattern
panels either side of doors, portrait head keystone above.
Interior:- Banking Hall:- fielded panelled roof coved at eaves with egg and dart
bands to central rectangular well. Panelled flat section above central well with
plasterwork rose panels. Arcades on 3 sides of hall on panelled piers with
plasterwork cartouches on spandrels.
This building was the Guildford Old Bank and a plaque on the front of the building
records that the front was retained in the late C19 alterations at the special
request of H.R.H. Princess Louise and the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey.


Listing NGR: SU9979449510

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