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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.636 / 50°38'9"N

Longitude: -4.3611 / 4°21'40"W

OS Eastings: 233126

OS Northings: 84474

OS Grid: SX331844

Mapcode National: GBR NL.97M3

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RD.8SJ

Plus Code: 9C2QJJPQ+CG

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 7 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370146

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Built-Up Area: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/03/2020

SX32843384
660-1/4/194

LAUNCESTON
WESTGATE STREET (south side)
Nos. 14 and 16
National Westminster Bank

[Formerly listed as National Westminster Bank, Nos.12, 14 AND 16, WESTGATE STREET (South side)]

GV
II

Bank, now part offices. c1870, inscribed "Launceston Bank". Polychrome faced rubble with freestone dressings; steep slate roof with three coped gables to front. Large overall irregular U-shaped plan. High Victorian style. Two storeys plus attics; five-bay range. Mullioned windows with original horned sashes to attics and first floor; fixed lights to ground floor. Left-hand bay has two-light above three-light and four-light windows with relieving arch and arched lights; next bay with squat three-light over doorway; then three bays with similar transomed windows with hoodmoulds to ground floor; ventilated gable over single-light and three-light windows; two-light over three-light; large gable with two-light over canted slate-roofed corbelled oriel over three-light and on right a two-light over doorway. Both doorways have pointed arches with trefoils to blind tympanae under polychrome relieving arches and hoodmoulds enclosing inner order over nook shafts, original doors.

INTERIOR not inspected but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SX3312684474

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