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Latitude: 52.7717 / 52°46'17"N
Longitude: -1.2899 / 1°17'23"W
OS Eastings: 448003
OS Northings: 319576
OS Grid: SK480195
Mapcode National: GBR 7JC.BP0
Mapcode Global: WHDHP.5L0J
Entry Name: National Westminster Bank
Listing Date: 5 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264758
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427036
Location: Shepshed, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE12
Civil Parish: Shepshed
Built-Up Area: Shepshed
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Shepshed St Botolph
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 4719 & SK 4819 BULL RING
8/99 & 9/99 (east side)
No 3 (National
Bank and manager's house (now incorporated into working area), dated inside 1904, by
A E King of Loughborough. Brick and terracotta, hipped plain tile roof, decorative
ridge tiles. Two elaborately moulded stacks on front face of roof. Eclectic, and
extravagantly decorated. Two-storeys, 5 window range, 1-3-1. Side projections,
right-hand one, incorporating high enriched bank entrance, beneath octagonal turret
with lead capped roof, and miniature lantern and spire. Central block: ground floor
windows with central mullions and keystones. Entrance to manager's house in
left-hand part of building now replaced by window. 1st floor, cross windows between
enriched Ionic columns. Frieze above, with putti representing the 4 seasons.
Ceramic tiled entrance. Interior: coved ceiling with very elaborate plasterwork
design of dancers, birds and flowers, with 3-D figures of Mercury at the corners,
carried on scagliola columns. Teak counter with "Ionic" columns, (and) panelled
dado. "Baroque" doorcases and panelled doors in part which. was the manager's
house. Built for the Nottingham and Notts Banking Company. N Pevsner,
Leicestershire & Rutland.
Listing NGR: SK4800319576
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