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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Bournemouth

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Latitude: 50.7203 / 50°43'13"N

Longitude: -1.8791 / 1°52'44"W

OS Eastings: 408627

OS Northings: 91196

OS Grid: SZ086911

Mapcode National: GBR X73.MQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Y5.PQB

Plus Code: 9C2WP4CC+48

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 1 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101799

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH1

County: Bournemouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth Town Centre

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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(North Side)
Nos 1 to 5 (odd)
(National Westminster Bank)
SZ 0891 13/129 1.8.74.


Prominently sited at corner of Richmond Hill, originally called Central Chambers,
1888 by Lawson and Donkin. Mixed Renaissance, 4 storeys and dormer. Ground
floor of stone, with pilasters, remodelled circa 1920. Upper floors, giant
Ionic pilasters of buff brick with Bath stone dressings, yellower brick for voussoirs
lst floor windows 2-light, with pilaster mullion, under triangular pediment.
2nd floor windows have arched glazing bars under broad 4-centred arches, with
spandrels of Purbeck stone. 3rd floor window segment-headed, in pairs, 4th floor
dormers with segmental pediments supported by consoles, against slate mansard.
Main dentil cornice supported on coupled console brackets. Includes annexe in
Old Christchurch Road: same ground floor, but 2 upper floors entirely of stone
with giant pilasters. Window segmental on lst floor, round-headed on 2nd, moulded
frames, panelled spandrels. Main cornice on console brackets over frieze, top

Listing NGR: SZ0862791196

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