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Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0186 / 51°1'7"N

Longitude: -4.2048 / 4°12'17"W

OS Eastings: 245453

OS Northings: 126673

OS Grid: SS454266

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J4MB

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.9P4

Entry Name: Midland Bank

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375929

Location: Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bideford

Built-Up Area: Bideford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bideford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


842-1/5/226 (West side)
19/03/73 No.11
Midland Bank


Large house, now bank. Mid C19. Solid rendered walls; part of
rear wall is of exposed stone rubble with red-brick dressings.
Hipped slate roof. Rendered chimneys with moulded cornices
just below the top. 3 storeys. Asymmetrical 7-window front,
possibly disguising at least one earlier building. To the left
a square 3-window projection, to the right a slightly less
prominent 3-window canted bay; 1-window recessed centre
containing main entrance. 3-window return front to right,
facing Cooper Street. Uniform detail across both fronts.
Horizontally-channelled ground storey. Second-storey windows
with moulded architraves and (except for the 2 outer windows
on the return front) cornices on consoles; bracketed sills,
imposed on a continuous raised band. Third-storey window plain
with a raised sill-band. 6-paned sashes throughout, except
that in the third storey the upper sashes have only 3 panes.
Bracketed eaves cornice. Rear elevation to King Street has
barred sashes matching those at the front. INTERIOR inspected
only in banking hall at front of ground storey: wholly
altered. The building occupies a prominent position on the
Quay frontage.

Listing NGR: SS4545326673

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

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