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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2633 / 50°15'48"N

Longitude: -5.0522 / 5°3'7"W

OS Eastings: 182564

OS Northings: 44831

OS Grid: SW825448

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XG2Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.HL6

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377429

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Mary Truro

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


TRURO

SW8244NE KING STREET
880-1/7/113 (West side)
No.14
Barclays Bank

GV II

Bank. Late C19, by James Hicks of Redruth. Dressed granite and
freestone; dry Delabole slate Mansard roof with stone dormer
windows linked by a parapet. Corner site with doorway into a
bowed corner. Roguish Baroque style. 2 storeys, plus attic
over basement; symmetrical 2:1:2-bays clasping the corner with
doorway into the central corner bay, bowed above. Main front
has fat pilasters with rustications surmounted by flutes
dividing the bays. A robust entablature, with fascia, breaks
forward over the pilasters. Bays of the first floor are
divided by pairs of near Composite columns with pairs of
round-headed arched lights, with central columns, except
single light over doorway. The parapet entablature breaks out
from a modillioned cornice over the pairs of columns and these
are surmounted by obelisks with ball finials. The cross dormer
windows have elaborate shaped gables with heavy cornices all
surmounted by open round pediments (3 windows onto St Nicholas
Street, 2 onto King Street). Simpler bay to left of St
Nicholas Street elevation, with doorway to left and cross
windows. INTERIOR: ground floor altered C20, otherwise not
inspected.


Listing NGR: SW8256444831

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