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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6657 / 52°39'56"N

Longitude: 0.1582 / 0°9'29"E

OS Eastings: 546044

OS Northings: 309739

OS Grid: TF460097

Mapcode National: GBR L1Q.YLK

Mapcode Global: WHJPH.D8K7

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 10 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48432

Location: Wisbech, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE13

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

Civil Parish: Wisbech

Built-Up Area: Wisbech

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Wisbech St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

The following previous listing date shall be added.

Page 97 Item number 6/225 10.2.69


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WISBECH OLD MARKET
TF 4609
(East Side)
6/225 Nos. 11 and 12
(Barclays Bank)
GV II

Bank built 1878 by Boardman of Norwich. Florentine Renaissance
design. Red brick with stone dressings. Hipped slate roof with
end stacks. Two storeys. Deep, moulded stone cornice, stone
band and plinth with rusticated quoins. Five first floor hung
sash windows with shouldered, segmental architraves with
keystone. Large central three-light window divided by colunns
on stone cill with round-headed arches and keystones. Two
windows above main entrance to right hand and larger balancing
window to left hand. Double, panelled doors. Interior has
original panelling to walls, and central, large oval-planned
counters. Ceiling divided by plastered beams with bands of
guilloche decoration. Contemporary facade to north wing of five
'bays' and three storeys; original building possibly C18.
Pevsner, Buildings in England, p.499.


Listing NGR: TF4604409739

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