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Royal Bank of Scotland

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4617 / 50°27'42"N

Longitude: -3.5244 / 3°31'27"W

OS Eastings: 291892

OS Northings: 63538

OS Grid: SX918635

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3633

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.YKQ

Entry Name: Royal Bank of Scotland

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390824

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9163 THE STRAND
885-1/17/256 (North side)
No.8
Royal Bank of Scotland

GV II

Bank. 1893, by C R Grittle, chief architect at National
Provincial Bank. Red brick laid in stretcher bond with
sandstone dressings on a grey limestone plinth. Roof concealed
behind parpaet. C17 Artisan Mannerist style.
PLAN: Banking hall on ground floor; office accommodation
above.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Chanelled rustication to ground floor;
rusticated quoins. Symmetrical 5-bay front, the 3 centre bays
above the ground floor flanked by rusticated pilasters with
Ionic capitals supporting an entablature with modillion frieze
and pediment; oculus with carved wreath in gable. 3
round-headed windows to ground-floor centre, flanked by a
segmental-headed window to left and segmental-headed doorway
with fanlight to right. First-floor windows with moulded,
eared architraves, segmental heads and triple keystones are
glazed with 18-pane timber sashes. Second-floor windows have
moulded architraves with sill blocks, the outer windows with
cornices above sunk panels.
INTERIOR: Preserves some original features in the banking
hall; upper floors not inspected but may retain features of
interest.


Listing NGR: SX9189263538

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

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