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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1285 / 51°7'42"N

Longitude: -3.0049 / 3°0'17"W

OS Eastings: 329774

OS Northings: 137057

OS Grid: ST297370

Mapcode National: GBR M5.92KH

Mapcode Global: VH7DH.VWSS

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 16 December 1974

Last Amended: 31 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373916

Location: Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Bridgwater

Built-Up Area: Bridgwater

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


736-1/10/99 (North side)
16/12/74 No.16
Barclays Bank
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Bristol Hotel)


Hotel, now a bank. c1830s. Painted render, and moulded stone
eaves, pantile roof with brick stacks to gable ends.
Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Flat
arches to windows on upper floors; 3/6-pane sashes to the
second floor and 6/9 panes to the first floor where a cill
band spans the facade. 3 elliptical arches with a string
course at impost level; central narrower one has C20 double
doors and plain overlight, flanked by wide tripartite
plate-glass sash windows under elaborate elliptical fanlights
with radiating and elliptical-curved glazing bars. The window
to right has cash dispenser inserted in the space of the lower
sash. INTERIOR not inspected. History: a photograph of 1881
shows the building to be of Flemish-bond brick with fine
elliptical gauged brick arches, a large lamp on brackets over
the door and BRISTOL ARMS COMMERCIAL HOTEL painted on the
(Squibbs P J: Squibbs' History of Bridgwater: Chichester:
1988-: PLATE 127).

Listing NGR: ST2977037061

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