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National Westminster Bank national Westminster Bank and Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Holborn and Covent Garden, London

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Latitude: 51.5153 / 51°30'55"N

Longitude: -0.112 / 0°6'43"W

OS Eastings: 531102

OS Northings: 181291

OS Grid: TQ311812

Mapcode National: GBR MB.0Z

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.05NP

Plus Code: 9C3XGV8Q+46

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank national Westminster Bank and Area Railings

Listing Date: 31 October 1974

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476879

Location: Camden, London, WC2A

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Bride Fleet Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/107/1839 No.61
31/10/74 National Westminster Bank


See under: No.95 National Westminster Bank and area railings


798-1/107/1839 (West side)
31/10/74 No.95
National Westminster Bank and area
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
National Westminster Bank)


Includes: No.61 National Westminster Bank CAREY STREET.
Bank. 1865. By FW Porter, built as the Union Bank of London.
Portland stone, slate roof. Stately, richly detailed High
Renaissance design.
3 storeys, basement and dormered attic. 4 window wide frontage
to Chancery Lane, splayed corner entrance bay and
twelve-window wide frontage to Carey Street with central and
terminal advanced pavilions. Aediculed corner entrance.
3-storey loggia treatment to Chancery Lane with semicircular
arched windows contained within successive Tuscan, Ionic and
Corinthian orders in coupled columns. The Carey Street front
has the same theme but with coupled pilasters. Arcaded first
floor windows. Terminal pavilions as loggias. The central
pavilion 2 storeys with stone ball finials to cornice blocking
course. Heavy main cornice and entablature with semicircular,
pedimented dormers above.
INTERIOR: original banking hall interior with rich Renaissance
detailing and fine tiled floor.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: fine heavy cast-iron area railings.
Formerly in the LB of Westminster.

Listing NGR: TQ3110281294

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

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