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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Liskeard, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4536 / 50°27'12"N

Longitude: -4.4651 / 4°27'54"W

OS Eastings: 225102

OS Northings: 64429

OS Grid: SX251644

Mapcode National: GBR NF.NYQ1

Mapcode Global: FRA 17JV.J9V

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 19 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281795

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382275

Location: Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Liskeard

Built-Up Area: Liskeard

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Liskeard

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


979-1/5/197 (West side)
19/08/93 National Westminster Bank


Bank. c1860s-70s. Granite ashlar with channelled rustication
to ground floor; stucco on masonry with rusticated quoins and
moulded strings to upper floors; dry Delabole slate roof with
modillioned eaves including octagonal roof with finial on
right; 1 axial brick stack; cast-iron ogee gutter.
Round-fronted corner site plan with octagonal-plan tower on
its right.
3 storeys with polygonal 4-storey tower to right; 4-window
range plus window to each external bay of tower. Top tower
casements between angle pilasters; otherwise horned sashes;
between pilasters to 2nd floor of main range and within
architraves to tower, within pilasters with consoles and
entablature with nowy-headed hoods to 1st floor. Ground floor
has original round-arched doorway on the left, 2 sashes on its
right then wide C20 double-transomed shop front with side
doorway on its left and doorway to 2nd bay of tower;
full-width stepped fascia. INTERIOR not inspected but likely
to be of interest. One of a good group of this period in
Windsor Place, all treated in a robust classical style. This
building is also notable for its contribution to the
streetscape, especially to The Parade.

Listing NGR: SX2510264429

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

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