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Barclay's Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5863 / 52°35'10"N

Longitude: -2.1277 / 2°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 391442

OS Northings: 298732

OS Grid: SO914987

Mapcode National: GBR 1DK.D8

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.9812

Entry Name: Barclay's Bank

Listing Date: 12 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378451

Location: Wolverhampton, WV1

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


WOLVERHAMPTON

SO9198NW LICHFIELD STREET
895-1/11/254 (North side)
12/02/75 Nos.1 AND 3
Barclay's Bank

GV II

Bank. 1876, with later alterations. By T.H.Fleeming. Ashlar
with red sandstone shafts; tile roof. High Victorian Gothic
style. 3 storeys; 7-bay range, with canted corner bay to left.
Ground floor has sill course, impost band and cornice with
stiff-leaf decoration, 2nd floor sill band and top modillioned
cornice. First 2 and 6th bays break forward under gables.
Straight-headed ground floor windows have fixed glazing and
foliate capitals; upper windows have sashes; 1st floor has
pointed windows of 2 orders with foliate capitals to shafts,
the 6th bay of 3 pointed lights with bracketed balcony; 2nd
floor has straight-headed windows, with capitals to shafts;
6th bay has stepped triplet of pointed lights. Gable to 1st 2
bays has rose window and end stack. Canted corner bay has
similar details and pointed entrance with flanking arches on
round piers with iron grilles; inner entrance of 2 orders; top
gable has blind lancet. Return to Lich Gates of 5 bays, 4th
bay has entrance of 2 orders blocked for cashcard machines,
oriel window above and top gable with rose. Rear of 9 bays,
the 1st 4 bays of 2 storeys with tall 1st floor, gabled arch
over 1st bay of ground floor; next 5 bays of 3 storeys, hood
to 1st bay of ground floor, gables to 5th 7th and 8th bays.
Right return has 2-storey projection with panelled parapet and
octagonal turret with embattled parapet, single-storey
re-entrant block with gabled entrance to Lichfield Street.
INTERIOR has late C20 banking hall.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London:
1974-: P.318).


Listing NGR: SO9143798731

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