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Latitude: 51.8948 / 51°53'41"N
Longitude: -2.0829 / 2°4'58"W
OS Eastings: 394393
OS Northings: 221806
OS Grid: SO943218
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.27J
Mapcode Global: VH947.VM7T
Entry Name: Barclays Bank
Listing Date: 5 May 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103870
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475011
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9421NW MONTPELLIER EXCHANGE
630-1/17/527 (South side)
05/05/72 Barclay's Bank
Shops, now bank. 1843 with later alterations including mansard
roof. Architect: possibly Samuel W Daukes and J Hamilton.
Ashlar over brick with slate mansard roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic, 6 first-floor windows. Ground
floor has plinth; banded rustication surmounted by cornice;
first-floor windows have tooled architraves, frieze and
cornice over first floor. Angles are chamfered. Left end and
off-centre right entrances, double 2-fielded-panel doors with
overlights in tooled architraves, that to left in recess;
further recess to 4th ground-floor opening and at right end.
Two 6/6 between 2/2 sashes, two 6/6 sashes. First floor has
6/9 sashes. Attic has 3/6 sashes. Returns are 2 windows deep,
those to ground floor are 6/6 sashes in shared architrave;
first floor has two 6/9 sashes to left and blind opening and
2/2 sash to left. 'MONTPELLIER EXCHANGE' carved to right
return. Rounded angles to rear; rear retains 6/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: reputed to have narrow open-well staircase with
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as a block of 3 shops. This may have
been designed by SW Daukes and J Hamilton who, c1844, were
designing shops on Rotunda Terrace, Montpellier Street (qv).
Occupies an important site at the junction of Montpellier
Walk, Montpellier Terrace and Lansdown Road.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham:
1993-; Blake S: 'The Building of the Montpellier Shops':
Cheltenham Local History Society Journal: 1984-).
Listing NGR: SO9439321811
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