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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellington, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.978 / 50°58'40"N

Longitude: -3.2279 / 3°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 313893

OS Northings: 120558

OS Grid: ST138205

Mapcode National: GBR LW.LL2S

Mapcode Global: FRA 464J.D91

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 1 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269970

Location: Wellington, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Wellington

Built-Up Area: Wellington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Wellington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


1.
5365 FORE STREET
(South Side)
No 12
(National Westminster Bank)
ST 1320 1/65
II GV

2.
Very large mid Victorian bank in palazzo style. Set back slightly from its neighbours.
3 storeys. Red stone facings with ashlar dressings to upper floors, ashlar on
ground floor. End bays set back slightly. Elaborate eaves cornice with brackets.
Pantile roof. Sill band to 2nd floor with nailhead ornament and brackets. Panelled
sill band to lst floor. 6 windows, architraves to 2nd floor, panelled surrounds
with volute brackets and cornices to 1st floor. Sashes without glazing bars.
Cornices over rusticated ground floor with impost string, sill band and panelled
plinth. 4 tall round-headed windows in centre. Entrance with double doors under
round-headed fanlight to left. Similar larger entrance on right.

Nos 10 to 14 (even) form a group.


Listing NGR: ST1389320558

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