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Lloyd's Bank

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2056 / 52°12'20"N

Longitude: 0.1215 / 0°7'17"E

OS Eastings: 545067

OS Northings: 258494

OS Grid: TL450584

Mapcode National: GBR L79.MK2

Mapcode Global: VHHK3.2T2K

Entry Name: Lloyd's Bank

Listing Date: 2 November 1972

Last Amended: 14 August 1992

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47769

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Market

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity Cambridge

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

The following building shall be upgraded to II* (star):-

- SIDNEY STREET
(east side)
Nos 1 to 5 (consec)
TL 4558 NW 4/666
TL 4558 SW 7/666 (Lloyd's Bank)
II -

and the entry shall be amended to read:


SIDNEY STREET
TL 4558 NW/TL 4558 SW
(east side)
4/666 and 7/666 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5,
Lloyd's Bank
GV II*


Bank. 1891 by A and P Waterhouse for Foster and Co bankers;
extended in 1935 by Munro Cautley and Barefoot of Ipswich.
Limestone ashlar with bands of red brick with tile roof;
limestone ashlar extension with stone tile roof. Plan: Situated
on large corner site with 1935 extension on apex of corner at
south end. Dutch Renaissance style with neo-Tudor 1935 extension.
Exterior: 3 storeys and attics. Symmetrical 1:2:1 bay Sidney
Street elevation, the end bays break forward with elaborate Dutch
gables with pilasters pinnacles stone balcony to second floor
windows and consoles to scrolled pediments of attic windows;
similar pediments to centre first floor windows; pairs of round
arch ground floor windows; to right (S) round arch doorway with
Jacobean Ionic column, scrolled broken pediment and niche above
with putto, above which is tall, elaborate hexagonal clock tower
with lantern over and tiled spire with lead lucarnes and little
lantern at apex. The east side facing Hobson Street has a fine
and complex elevation pilastered and gabled in ashlar with red
brick bands. The 1935 south corner extension is relatively plain,
gabled to left and right of larger corner gable which has 2-
storey oriel on lst and 2nd floors; stone mullion-transom windows
with leaded panes.
Interior: 1891 part has very fine tiled interior with an
Italianate octagonal banking hall; the arcade supporting a great
dome with a glazed lantern above; the whole, except for the
lantern, faced in moulded glazed tiles (probably by Burmantofts)
with classical motifs. Original joinery includes curved counters
with panelled fronts in arcade, doors and doorcases, a Gothic
clock; tessellated floors.
Sources: J Booker, Temples of Mammon, p185,
Buildings of England, p245.

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SIDNEY STREET
1.
942 (East Side)
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Nos 1 to 5 (consec)
(Lloyd's Bank)
TL 4558 NW 4/666
TL 4558 SW 7/666
II
2.
1891. Alfred and Paul Waterhouse, architects. Renaissance style. Built
of limestone with bands of red brick. 3 storeys. The main portion is
symmetrical with two elaborate gables. Ground floor has 4 pairs of round-arched
windows. Above are mullion and transom windows. To right is the entrance
with round arch and Jocobean Ionic columns. Above is a broken pediment
and a statue of a putto. Above this is an octagonal clock tower with tall
octagonal roof. Interior of glazed tiles.


Listing NGR: TL4506758494

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

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