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The Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Hendon, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9066 / 54°54'23"N

Longitude: -1.3814 / 1°22'53"W

OS Eastings: 439758

OS Northings: 557048

OS Grid: NZ397570

Mapcode National: GBR VCR.DN

Mapcode Global: WHD55.RXCX

Entry Name: The Midland Bank

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391446

Location: Sunderland, SR1

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Hendon

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Hendon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ3957SE FAWCETT STREET
920-1/18/68 (East side)
10/11/78 No.14
The Midland Bank

GV II

Bank. 1902. By WB Brierley of York for the York City and
County Bank. Grey granite ground floor; ashlar above; slate
roof. 3 storeys, 5x6 windows and narrow canted corner bay. End
and corner bays banded. Intermediate bays have giant attached
Corinthian Order with heavy modillioned cornice to top
entablature which breaks forward at ends and back at corners.
Door, now blocked, on angle below oriel with long brackets.
Ground floor heavy pulvinated banded rustication; windows
deeply recessed below mask corbels of triple keystones.
Similar keys to first-floor windows in pilasters with
entablatures, bracketed pediments, and balustraded balconies.
Second-floor windows have architraves and bracketed sills.
(Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914: Newcastle
upon Tyne: 1983-: 21).


Listing NGR: NZ3975857048

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

Description


SUNDERLAND

NZ3957SE FAWCETT STREET
920-1/18/68 (East side)
10/11/78 No.14
The Midland Bank

GV II

Bank. 1902. By WB Brierley of York for the York City and
County Bank. Grey granite ground floor; ashlar above; slate
roof. 3 storeys, 5x6 windows and narrow canted corner bay. End
and corner bays banded. Intermediate bays have giant attached
Corinthian Order with heavy modillioned cornice to top
entablature which breaks forward at ends and back at corners.
Door, now blocked, on angle below oriel with long brackets.
Ground floor heavy pulvinated banded rustication; windows
deeply recessed below mask corbels of triple keystones.
Similar keys to first-floor windows in pilasters with
entablatures, bracketed pediments, and balustraded balconies.
Second-floor windows have architraves and bracketed sills.
(Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914: Newcastle
upon Tyne: 1983-: 21).


Listing NGR: NZ3975857048

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