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Barclays Bank and Barclays Bank Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9692 / 52°58'9"N

Longitude: -2.6835 / 2°41'0"W

OS Eastings: 354193

OS Northings: 341533

OS Grid: SJ541415

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.JW3Q

Mapcode Global: WH89H.RMBL

Entry Name: Barclays Bank and Barclays Bank Chambers

Listing Date: 1 May 1951

Last Amended: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260642

Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban

Built-Up Area: Whitchurch

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch St Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 5441

HIGH STREET (north-east side)
Barclays Bank and Barclays Bank Chambers
(formerly listed as Barclay's Bank)


Town Hall/Market House, now bank and surgery. 1718, altered internally
probably in the mid-to late C18. Red brick with painted sandstone
dressing. 2-span plain tile roof. Double-depth plan. Moulded stone
plinth, chamfered quoins, flanking wide brick pilaster strips, stone plat
band, and moulded stone cornice, breaking forward over pilasters, and parapet
with chamfered stone coping (rebuilt to front with plain coping). Brick
stacks in valley and integral brick end stack to left of rear range. Pair
of cowlings to rear ridge. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. 3 bays; first-floor
15-pane glazing bar sashes with painted stone cills and gauged-brick
heads with raised keystones. Ground-floor 3-bay round-arched arcade with
stumpy Tuscan columns, moulded architraves and raised keystones. 2 left-
hand bays with inserted C20 glazing. Open arch to right forming porch to
ground floor,and stairs to first floor. Left-hand return front: 2 plat
bands. 2 bays; first-floor 15-pane glazing bar sashes with keystones and
blocked ground-floor arcade with inserted windows. Right-hand return front:
rendered ground floor. Plat band. Right-hand first-floor glazing bar sash
with keystone,and small wooden 2-light attic casements, that to left with
segmented head. Rear: rendered ground floor. Wooden eaves cornice with
cyma reversa moulding, and shaped stone kneelers to parapeted gable ends.
3 bays; first-floor 15-pane glazing bar sashes with stone cills and stone
lintels. R.B. James, Whitchurch - A Short History (1979), p. 6.

Listing NGR: SJ5419341533

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