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Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9702 / 54°58'12"N

Longitude: -2.1007 / 2°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 393651

OS Northings: 563953

OS Grid: NY936639

Mapcode National: GBR FBSZ.04

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.PBWN

Plus Code: 9C6VXVCX+3P

Entry Name: Midland Bank

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239047

ID on this website: 101042608

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Midland Bank
NY 9363 2/114 2.10.51.


1897 by G. C. Oliver of Carlisle. Irregular plan on island site at end of
Fore Street. 3 storeys. Apsidal to Fore Street, under 3 window gable ended
front to Cattlemarket. Complex elevations.
Cattlemarket front: Raised surrounds to ground floor windows with architraves
and segmental pediments. 1st and 2nd floor windows have dividing strips with
strapwork tops. Casement windows, round headed on 1st floor, 2 light on 2nd
floor. Gable terminates with semi-circular pediment over tablet with 3 small
lights beneath.
East corner has 5 sided, 3 light oriel with bands of red sandstone over ornate
doorway (now window). Pepperpot dome. West corner also 5 sided with 3 lights,
and with sandstone bands. Pediments over windows. Former doorcase with decorative
lintel. Panelled chimney to left.
Sides taper to 2 storey semi-circular Fore Street front with overhanging eaves.
Carved frieze in red sandstone bearing sovereigns, shillings and pennies.

The Midland Bank forms part of group together with No 2 (Lloyds Bank) No 4 (Barclays
Bank), Priestpopple.

Listing NGR: NY9365163953

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