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Latitude: 50.8844 / 50°53'3"N
Longitude: -2.7961 / 2°47'46"W
OS Eastings: 344090
OS Northings: 109738
OS Grid: ST440097
Mapcode National: GBR MG.SMF7
Mapcode Global: FRA 561R.LJF
Plus Code: 9C2VV6M3+QG
Entry Name: National Westminster Bank
Listing Date: 12 June 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1208423
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390387
Location: Crewkerne, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Crewkerne
Built-Up Area: Crewkerne
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Crewkerne
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
Tagged with: Bank building
ST4409 MARKET STREET
876-1/7/108 (West side)
National Westminster Bank
MATERIALS: Ham Hill stone ashlar with hipped slate roof and
rendered stacks to sides.
PLAN: double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: Late Georgian style. 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window
range, though a side entrance occupies the place of the
far-left ground-floor window. Platbands between floors;
rusticated quoins; banded rustication to the ground-floor,
with voussoirs to 6/6-pane round-arched windows reaching the
platband which bears the bank name. Steps up to the central
door, the round arch of which echoes the window arches. Above
this is a 6/6-pane sash set in a classical architrave with
Ionic pilasters resting on a cill with consoles, and
supporting a cornice and pediment: above this is a 3/6-pane
sash. To outer bays, on the first-floor, are 6/6-pane
tripartite sashes, with similar 3/6-pane ones above. A
substantial cornice, below a parapet, supports a balustrade
over the central bay, with a heraldic device bearing a lion
rampant. Both doors have iron gates.
INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORY: notable as one of the first purpose-built banks in
the country; built for the Stuckey Banking Company, and a fine
example of its type.
(Bragg's Directory: 1840-; Victoria County History: Somerset:
Oxford: 1978-: P.9).
Listing NGR: ST4409209725
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