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Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Stafford, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.8069 / 52°48'24"N

Longitude: -2.1171 / 2°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 392202

OS Northings: 323272

OS Grid: SJ922232

Mapcode National: GBR 16X.5JJ

Mapcode Global: WHBDT.GQ20

Entry Name: Midland Bank

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384011

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Town: Stafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Forebridge

Built-Up Area: Stafford

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stafford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


590-1/10/65 (South side)
17/12/71 No.8
Midland Bank


Includes: No.1 Midland Bank GREENGATE STREET.
Bank. c1810 with 1890s addition. Ashlar and brick with ashlar
dressings; tile roofs with brick end stacks. Double-depth
plan. Georgian style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 3-window range. Cornice over ground
floor, 2nd floor sill band and wide eaves. Ground floor has
1890s polished granite facing; end piers with brackets and one
to right of entrance to left end, which has paired panelled
doors; windows divided by Ionic pilaster; treatment continued
to addition. 1st floor has large windows with 16-pane horned
sashes; 2nd floor has windows with 4/8-pane sashes.
Addition in Flemish Renaissance style. Curved corner entrance
bay has flanking 3-window gabled ranges. 1st floor cornice and
top cornice and Dutch gables with flanking finials. Ground
floor as above. 1st floor has brick piers with festoon
capitals flanking 3-light transomed windows with cornices and
elliptical tympana with banded voussoirs and rich ashlar
relief panels with cartouches, some with masks, and scroll
work; similar 2nd floor has 3-light windows with leaded upper
lights and top friezes, but corner has smaller 3-light window
with leaded glazing; rich ashlar relief panel over cornice has
mask and flanking beasts, swept cornice with heraldic lion
finial; gables have lunettes with banded voussoirs and leaded
glazing, pilasters to segmental pediments with rich relief
work and enriched flanking triangular panels.

Listing NGR: SJ9220023100

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