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The Old Bank Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.417 / 51°25'1"N

Longitude: -2.4992 / 2°29'57"W

OS Eastings: 365378

OS Northings: 168777

OS Grid: ST653687

Mapcode National: GBR CYZ.HX

Mapcode Global: VH88W.MNM4

Plus Code: 9C3VCG82+Q8

Entry Name: The Old Bank Public House

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485053

Location: Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Keynsham

Built-Up Area: Keynsham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Description


This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 21 September 2021 to update the description and reformat the text to current standards

ST6568
739-1/4/43

KEYNSHAM
HIGH STREET (West side)
No.20 (The Old Bank Public House)

19/06/75

GV
II

Formerly a bank, now a public house, this building dates to the early C19 with mid-C20 alterations.

MATERIALS: the elevations are colourwashed render with brick and ashlar dressings to the ground-floor and an asbestos slate roof.

PLAN: double-depth plan.

EXTERIOR: the building is of two-storeys and comprises a four-window range. It has a symmetrical front to the street with end pilasters, a cornice and blind parapet. The ground-floor was altered in the first half of the C20 to its present arrangement of five round-headed openings, that to the left (south) has a late C20 door with a fanlight, and the rest with small-pane, metal windows with recessed brick panels under the sills. The three central windows have keystones and the right-hand window was formerly a doorway. The first floor has C20 metal unit sashes and external shutters. Some original sash glazing survives on the rear elevation including a round-arched, stair-light with margin glazing.

INTERIOR: there is no internal evidence of the original room layout or any architectural details of note.

HISTORY: the building is identified as a bank on 1930 OS Map 25 inch. Probably built as a coaching inn and formerly in use as Westminster Bank, it forms a group with the adjoining Archway (listed at Grade II) and Conservative Club (listed at Grade II), the former is now part of the public house.

Listing NGR: ST6537868777

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