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Latitude: 51.8997 / 51°53'58"N
Longitude: -2.0732 / 2°4'23"W
OS Eastings: 395060
OS Northings: 222355
OS Grid: SO950223
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.YFC
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.0JV1
Entry Name: Lloyds Bank
Listing Date: 14 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104358
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474763
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: College
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO9522SW HIGH STREET
630-1/14/406 (South West side)
14/12/83 Nos.130 AND 132
Bank. 1900. By Waller and Son. On site of old Assembly Rooms.
Ashlar with concealed roof. Classical Baroque style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with balustraded parapet which has urn
finials to dies. The building occupies a corner site with tall
minaret cupola on corner, 6 bays to left of corner and 7 bays
to right (facing High Street), and with entrance bay to angle;
the end bays are treated as pavilions with niche capping in
parapet, channelled with one swagged oculus each. The whole is
built on a rusticated plinth with struck voussoirs to
segmental-headed basement openings. Corner piers and engaged
Corinthian columns to entablature. Pedimented first-floor
windows to Rodney Street, plain to High Street, 1/1 sashes;
second floor windows segment-headed with cross mullions. The
corner has a segmental pediment to doorway with double
panelled doors, and a panel over inscribed 'Bank'; with 1/1
sash with pedimented architrave to first floor. Crowning
cornice embellished with dentils, egg-and-dart and modillions.
INTERIOR: good banking hall lit by the first-floor windows
with coved ceiling to centre part and 3 octagonal top lights
with stained glass; fluted Corinthian columns and pilasters to
rich entablature. Lower side hall in 3 bays with rusticated
arches. Complete panelling up to about 2.5m.
A robust and richly detailed composition in this style, by a
noted Gloucester practice.
Listing NGR: SO9504722356
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