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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VVWV8+WV

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475011

Location: Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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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
stick balusters.
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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