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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.48 / 52°28'47"N

Longitude: -1.9009 / 1°54'3"W

OS Eastings: 406829

OS Northings: 286898

OS Grid: SP068868

Mapcode National: GBR 608.5W

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.0XFQ

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Last Amended: 8 July 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216770

Location: Birmingham, B2

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Cathedral Church of St Philip Birmingham

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

City Centre B2
No 8
(National Westminster Bank)
formerly listed as
National Provincial Bank)
SP 0686 NE 33/4 21.1.70
Includes No 11 Waterloo Street. A rebuilding in 1869 by John Gibson of the
original bank by C R Cockerell of 1855. Stone. Two storeys articulated by giant
Corinthian pilasters; 5 bays with the recessed semi-domed entrance on the corner
flanked by giant Corinthian columns and another 8 bays on the return in Waterloo
Street where the entrances to Nos 11 and 12 Waterloo Street are. Ground floor
windows tall, arched and within panels with a guilloche - like ornament. First
floor with pairs of windows to each bay. Elaborate eaves cornice. The entrance
with coffered ceiling and sculptured panels by S F Lynn, 1869, and, on the
skyline, a shield of arms with flanking figures. Banking hall has a richly
coffered ceiling and pairs of fluted Corinthian columns down the centre of
the hall. Important corner site.

Listing NGR: SP0682986898

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

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