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Former National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Loftus, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5539 / 54°33'14"N

Longitude: -0.8847 / 0°53'5"W

OS Eastings: 472229

OS Northings: 518202

OS Grid: NZ722182

Mapcode National: GBR QH8S.8B

Mapcode Global: WHF89.CSYR

Entry Name: Former National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 1 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487038

Location: Loftus, Redcar and Cleveland, TS13

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Civil Parish: Loftus

Built-Up Area: Loftus

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Loftus-in-Cleveland St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

LOFTUS

NZ 7218 HIGH STREET
1278/4/10001 (North side)
01-FEB-01 28
Former National Westminster Bank

II

Bank with bank managers' accommodation above, now vacant. 1877-8. Designed by Alfred J Martin of Darlington and built by J Dickenson of Saltburn for the National Provincial Bank of England. Ashlar with Welsh slate roofs. 3 storeys. Half hipped roof has moulded central stack and single tall stone stack to right.
Street front has chamfered plinth. Ground floor has 4 central linked pointed arches, flanked by single similar arches. Central arches have off-centre doorway with double panel door in shouldered archway with upper Gothic overlight. Single polished marble column to right and 2 similar columns to left all with elaborate carved capitals, executed by Farmer & Brindley of London. All these windows have casement windows with pointed overlights. The outer right arch has another casement and the outer left arch a door with overlight. All these arches have moulded hoods with label stops. Stone bands above define fascia board with moulded corbels at either end, this also forms a continuous cill band to first floor windows. First floor has 2 pairs of pointed arched windows with polished marble columns between in sunken surrounds with sash windows and overlights, set in sunken surrounds with false linking balconies. Either side single pointed arch windows with sashes and overlights, impost bands and moulded hoods with stops. Top floor has similar window arrangement with sash windows in shouldered surrounds and continuous cill band. Moulded eaves cornice has central and corner corbels, those outer ones with pyramidal caps.


Listing NGR: NZ7222918202

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

Description

LOFTUS

NZ 7218 HIGH STREET
1278/4/10001 (North side)
01-FEB-01 28
Former National Westminster Bank

II

Bank with bank managers' accommodation above, now vacant. 1877-8. Designed by Alfred J Martin of Darlington and built by J Dickenson of Saltburn for the National Provincial Bank of England. Ashlar with Welsh slate roofs. 3 storeys. Half hipped roof has moulded central stack and single tall stone stack to right.
Street front has chamfered plinth. Ground floor has 4 central linked pointed arches, flanked by single similar arches. Central arches have off-centre doorway with double panel door in shouldered archway with upper Gothic overlight. Single polished marble column to right and 2 similar columns to left all with elaborate carved capitals, executed by Farmer & Brindley of London. All these windows have casement windows with pointed overlights. The outer right arch has another casement and the outer left arch a door with overlight. All these arches have moulded hoods with label stops. Stone bands above define fascia board with moulded corbels at either end, this also forms a continuous cill band to first floor windows. First floor has 2 pairs of pointed arched windows with polished marble columns between in sunken surrounds with sash windows and overlights, set in sunken surrounds with false linking balconies. Either side single pointed arch windows with sashes and overlights, impost bands and moulded hoods with stops. Top floor has similar window arrangement with sash windows in shouldered surrounds and continuous cill band. Moulded eaves cornice has central and corner corbels, those outer ones with pyramidal caps.


Listing NGR: NZ7222918202

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