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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
Entry Name: National Westminster Bank national Westminster Bank and Area Railings
Listing Date: 31 October 1974
Last Amended: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242925
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476879
Location: Camden, London, WC2A
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
TQ3181SW CAREY STREET
31/10/74 National Westminster Bank
See under: No.95 National Westminster Bank and area railings
TQ3181SW CHANCERY LANE
798-1/107/1839 (West side)
National Westminster Bank and area
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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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