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Lloyds Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2089 / 51°12'32"N

Longitude: -2.647 / 2°38'49"W

OS Eastings: 354896

OS Northings: 145721

OS Grid: ST548457

Mapcode National: GBR MN.4362

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2WG4

Entry Name: Lloyds Bank

Listing Date: 12 November 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483368

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wells

Built-Up Area: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


WELLS

ST5445 HIGH STREET
662-1/7/99 (North side)
12/11/53 Nos.24 AND 26
Lloyds Bank

GV II

Bank, with flat over. C19 facade, with ground-floor shop-front
c1880; restored c1990. Bath stone ashlar, with rendering above
ground floor level colourwashed with scribed false joints,
hipped Welsh slate double roof, rendered brick chimney stacks.
Classical style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 6 bays. Ground floor all in ashlar, with
semicircular arched openings to each end, that to left with
6-panelled door under plain fanlight, and on right with heavy
cast-iron gate and overpanel, central doorway with derivative
egg-and-dart moulding, flanked by portico having quasi-Ionic
pilasters on plinth and swan-neck pediment surmounted by
triangular pediment, featuring panels in which is the work
'Bank', then a swag, a blind panel and underneath 'Established
1835'. On either side of doorway are 3 sets of casement
windows separated by quasi-Ionic pilasters, with non-classical
frieze and cornice over.
To first and second floor are sash windows in moulded stone
architraves, 12-pane below and 9-pane above, projecting
cornice, and plain parapet.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST5489645721

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

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