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Latitude: 54.9061 / 54°54'22"N
Longitude: -1.3819 / 1°22'54"W
OS Eastings: 439728
OS Northings: 556999
OS Grid: NZ397569
Mapcode National: GBR VCP.81
Mapcode Global: WHD55.RY48
Plus Code: 9C6WWJ49+F6
Entry Name: National Westminster Bank
Listing Date: 10 November 1978
Last Amended: 17 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207079
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391448
Location: Sunderland, SR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Millfield
Built-Up Area: Sunderland
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Millfield St Mark
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ3956NE FAWCETT STREET
920-1/20/71 (West side)
10/11/78 Nos.51 AND 52
National Westminster Bank
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.51 AND 52)
No. 51 marked `15' in error on O.S.
Subscription library, now offices and bank, with attached
window guards and balcony. 1878. By Austin, Johnson and Hicks,
as part of subscription library. Ashlar with cast-iron window
guards and balcony; light grey slate roof. Baroque palazzo
style. 3 storeys, 8 windows. Rusticated ground floor, now
altered, with double panelled door in third bay in
round-headed opening under bracketed segmental hood, the
central bracket with draped escutcheon. Giant Corinthian
pilasters define bays above. Plain sashes on upper floors have
keyed architraves, those on second floor with segmental heads
and projecting aproned sills. Iron guards link pilaster bases
and, in central bay of 5-bay bank at right, project as
balcony. Top entablature has pulvinated frieze and modillioned
cornice. Side consoles to 7 segmental-headed dormers with
keyed architraves to plain sashes. Tall corniced ridge
Designed as part of a larger project, including Woods Bank at
No.53 (qv), in which this was the front range of the
(Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914.: Newcastle
upon Tyne: 1983-: 11; Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland
River, Town and People: Sunderland: 1988-: 160).
Listing NGR: NZ3972856999
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