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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9162 / 51°54'58"N

Longitude: -0.6615 / 0°39'41"W

OS Eastings: 492154

OS Northings: 225032

OS Grid: SP921250

Mapcode National: GBR F33.TV2

Mapcode Global: VHFR9.H34C

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35673

Location: Leighton-Linslade, Central Bedfordshire, LU7

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Leighton-Linslade

Built-Up Area: Leighton Buzzard

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Leighton Buzzard

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 2 (Barclays Bank)
SP 9225 1/57


1866 by Alfred Watarhouse in Gothic style. Bath stone, Welsh slated roof with
3 dormer windows. 2 storeys and attics. Ground floor has 5 large cusped pointed
arches, ventral doorway flanked by windows. The arches rest on moulded responds
aid colonnettes with stiff leaf capitals, 1st floor has 5 pairs of rectangular
windows, colonnettes dividing each pair. Eaves cornice on brackets decorated
with leaf carving. Stone chimney stacks. Built for local bank, Basset & Co
(See also The Knolls, Plantation Road, for F Bassett by Norman Shaw).

Nos 2 to 6 (even) form a group with No 50 High Street.

Listing NGR: SP9215425032

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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