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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.637 / 50°38'13"N

Longitude: -4.3604 / 4°21'37"W

OS Eastings: 233183

OS Northings: 84581

OS Grid: SX331845

Mapcode National: GBR NL.97S7

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RD.338

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 7 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369940

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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Listing Text


LAUNCESTON

SX3284 BROAD STREET
660-1/4/7 (North West side)
No.6
Barclays Bank

GV II

Bank. c1870. Polychrome dressed stone brought to course,
granite ashlar plinth; granite quoins, jambs, sill strings and
alternate voussoirs, steep hipped dry Delabole slate roof with
modillioned eaves; brick end stacks with granite entablature.
Irregular corner site plan with splayed corner. Gothic style.
3 storeys; 3-window range to Broad Street and 4-window range
on 2 planes to right-hand return. Pointed-arched doorways;
4-centred arches to ground-floor windows framing recessed
shouldered arches with quatrefoils to tympana and to aprons.
1st floor has equilateral pointed arches springing from
freestone string and framing recessed shouldered arches with
patterned and coloured typanae. 2nd floor has paired lancets
except for single light at far right of return. Transomed
3-light windows to lower floors, 2-pane horned sashes to 2nd
floor.
Doorways, to centre of 3-window front on right of right-hand
return, have nook shafts and quatrefoils to traceried
overlights; panelled door to main doorway, C20 door to main
doorway, other doorway on right, partly blocked C20 and now
glazed.
INTERIOR not inspected. One of a good commercial group in
polychrome stone including Nos 2 and 4 (qv).


Listing NGR: SX3318384586

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