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1, Albert Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Middlesbrough

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Latitude: 54.5784 / 54°34'42"N

Longitude: -1.2344 / 1°14'3"W

OS Eastings: 449586

OS Northings: 520628

OS Grid: NZ495206

Mapcode National: GBR MHTH.KJ

Mapcode Global: WHD70.05HX

Entry Name: 1, Albert Road

Listing Date: 17 July 1968

Last Amended: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59677

Location: Middlesbrough, TS1

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Middlesbrough St Columba with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 4920 NE
west side.
8/1 No. 1 (formerly
listed as Premises
17-7-68 occuped by
Barclay's Bank)
Bank and manager's house, 1872/73 by G.G. Hoskins (Darlington), for J.
Backhouse and Company,Bankers. Now used as public house. Sandstone ashlar,
Lakeland slate roofs. French Gothic style. Bank: 2-starey, 4-bay entrance
front, with slightly-projecting gabled porch in left end bay. Renewed
double doors under shaped lintel and quatrefoil in pointed overlight, in
surround of 4 moulded orders on responds and pilasters with carved capitals.
Fleur-de-lys finial. Pointed sash windows, in similar surrounds of 2
orders, have enriched battered sills, recessed aprons, and ornate wrought
iron grilles on ground floor. Chamfered plinth; string course between
floors; first-floor sill string; and impost bands, carved on ground floor.
Bracketed eaves cornice and shallow hexagon-ornamented parapet, with moulded
copings, flanking 2 gabled dormers with similar windows, surrounds and
finials. Steeply-pitched hipped French pavilion roofs, with spirelet
finials, and central half-hipped ventilation gablet. Manager's house
adjoining left: 3 storeys, 2 bays, the left projecting and canted. Entered
from bank. Moulded mullioned-and-transomed windows. String courses between
floors. Corbelled eaves cornice. Similar roof, and 3 stacks with octagonal
shafts in groups of 2 and 3. 3-bay left return, the right bay blind. 9-bay
right return of bank has slightly-projecting 2-bay ends. Similar windows,
and porch in right end bay. 6th bay now holds door. 4 similar dormers and
3 ventilation gablets. 3 transverse ridge stacks with ornamented bands and
corbelled projecting battered caps. INTERIOR: altered, but retains ceiling
cornices, and panelled ceiling, in former banking hall, with raised reeded
borders. Occupies important corner site prominent in views from Exchange
Place and Exchange Square.

Listing NGR: NZ4958620628

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

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