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Barclays Bank and Bank Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Bilston, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5658 / 52°33'56"N

Longitude: -2.0731 / 2°4'23"W

OS Eastings: 395139

OS Northings: 296447

OS Grid: SO951964

Mapcode National: GBR 1SS.BL

Mapcode Global: WHBG0.4R2V

Plus Code: 9C4VHW8G+8P

Entry Name: Barclays Bank and Bank Chambers

Listing Date: 20 June 1952

Last Amended: 31 March 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378463

Location: Bilston, Wolverhampton, WV14

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bilston East

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bilston

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Bilston St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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895-1/15/13 (South side)
20/06/52 No.8
Barclays Bank and Bank Chambers


Formerly known as: Barclays Bank Chambers CHURCH STREET.
House, now offices and bank. Mid C18 and 1870s. Brick with
ashlar dressings; tile roofs with brick stacks. Double-depth
plan. 3 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range. Stone-coped
plinth, cornices to all floors and high plastered parapet;
quoins. Windows have rubbed brick flat arches with
fielded-panelled keystones and horned sashes, most of
6-over-one panes, but central 1st floor 12-pane sash and 2nd
floor 9-pane sashes; entrance has eared architrave, frieze and
pediment; overlight and 6-fielded-panelled door. Enriched
rainwater heads and square downpipes; end stacks. Curved 1870s
extension to right: full-height banking hall with 2-storey
projecting end and attic; 8-window range, the right end 3
windows in 2-storey projection. Top cornice and stone-coped
brick parapet; curved part has panelled ashlar frieze and
central rosette with segmental pediment. Banking hall has 5
segmental-headed windows with archivolts, large enriched
keystones and horned sashes with small-paned overlights; end
has windows with rubbed brick flat arches with fluted
keystones over horned sashes; attic has hipped dormers with
sashes; entrance has ashlar doorcase with segmental-headed
overlight with keystone and flanking balusters, top frieze and
pediment with cartouche; panelled door; cross-axial stack.
INTERIOR of mid C18 house: room with bolection-moulded
panelling, fluted pilasters with Doric entablature blocks,
fireplace with fielded-panelled overmantel, niche to left;
rest not seen but may retain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SO9513996446

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