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National Westminster Bank and Attached Front Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Southville, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4436 / 51°26'36"N

Longitude: -2.5939 / 2°35'38"W

OS Eastings: 358819

OS Northings: 171788

OS Grid: ST588717

Mapcode National: GBR C8P.9C

Mapcode Global: VH88N.0Z17

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank and Attached Front Railings

Listing Date: 19 March 1975

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378934

Location: Bristol, BS3

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Southville

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: St Mary Redcliffe with Temple, Bristol and St John the Baptist, Bedminster

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


ST315871 BEDMINSTER PARADE, Bedminster
901-1/45/366 (East side)
19/03/75 No.86
National Westminster Bank and
attached front railings
(Formerly Listed as:
National Westminster Bank)


Bank. c1905. Possibly by Drake and Pizey. Portland ashlar,
ridge stacks, roof not visible. Open plan banking hall.
Edwardian Baroque style. 1 storey and attic; 3-window range. A
symmetrical front is divided into 3 sections by paired
Composite columns to a deep entablature and modillion cornice,
full attic storey with a cornice, parapet with balustrades
over the windows, pairs of flaming urns above the dies, and 2
ridge stacks with wide cornices. 3 keyed semicircular arches
linked by an impost band, with a bolection-moulded doorway
with a cartouche with festoon above; flanking arched windows
with glazing bars. Almost square first-floor windows with
moulded architraves and 2-light casements, separated by
matching moulded panels. INTERIOR: banking hall divided by
Tuscan columns on pedestals to entablature beams with dentil
cornices between pilasters; central domed light, decorative
plaster and shouldered Mannerist doorcases. SUBSIDIARY
FEATURES: attached bowed cast-iron railings along the plinth
between the columns.
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 7).

Listing NGR: ST5881971788

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

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