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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7767 / 54°46'36"N

Longitude: -1.5756 / 1°34'32"W

OS Eastings: 427395

OS Northings: 542506

OS Grid: NZ273425

Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.PG

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R6WF

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110275

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NW and NZ 2742 SW (South side)

9/223 and 14/223 Nos. 12 and 13
(National Westminster


Bank. 1876 by Gibson for National Provincial Bank. Sandstone ashlar with
Welsh slate roof. Free Palladian style. 3 storeys, 7 bays. 3 central bays
project and are defined by Tuscan attached columns in high ground floor and
giant Composite Order above with elaborate entablature. Wide rusticated
pilasters frame further bay each side; plainer end bays are set back slightly.
Tall 6-panelled double door under large overlight in fifth bay; lower 6-
panelled door and overlight in right end bay, to Bank Chambers. Ground floor
windows altered; panelled aprons, that at left with inserted cash dispenser.
3 central bays have pierced stone balustrade on first floor. Upper windows
in architraves, under bracketed pediments on first floor; with keyed segmental
heads and bracketed sills on second. Outer bays plainer, with eaves band and
low parapet. Low-pitched hipped roof over 5 central bays has tall corniced
ashlar chimneys on ridge and at right end.

Listing NGR: NZ2739542506

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

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