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Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2445 / 52°14'40"N

Longitude: 0.7132 / 0°42'47"E

OS Eastings: 585333

OS Northings: 264175

OS Grid: TL853641

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.74Q

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9VX6

Entry Name: Midland Bank

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466607

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Bury St Edmunds

Built-Up Area: Bury St Edmunds

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


639-1/14/150 (South side)
12/07/72 Nos.53 AND 54
Midland Bank


Bank, formerly 2 separate houses and shops. An early C18 front
to No.53, and a later front in matching style to No.54. Red
brick, laid in English bond, with a panelled brick parapet and
a stone modillion cornice with a dentilled frieze. The join in
the front is clearly visible in the brickwork. Fishscale
slates to the steeply-pitched roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; cellars. No.53, on the east,
has end chimney-stacks set into gables with high brick
copings. 6 window range: small-paned sashes in plain shallow
reveals with gauged heads. 4 flat-headed dormers in the roof
with 4-pane casement windows. A modillion stone band with a
brick band above runs between the storeys. On the ground
storey, plate glass windows, which extend to ground level, are
separated by a row of Tuscan columns.
INTERIOR: retains some moulded plasterwork from the original
Edwardian bank conversion; in the vestibule, dentils and
paterae to the boxed-in beams.

Listing NGR: TL8533364175

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

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