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Latitude: 52.1099 / 52°6'35"N
Longitude: -2.074 / 2°4'26"W
OS Eastings: 395028
OS Northings: 245728
OS Grid: SO950457
Mapcode National: GBR 2JM.QGW
Mapcode Global: VHB0R.07DF
Entry Name: Barclays Bank
Listing Date: 11 February 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386898
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474311
Location: Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10
Civil Parish: Pershore
Built-Up Area: Pershore
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Pershore
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO9545 BRIDGE STREET
648-1/5/2 (East side)
House, now bank and offices. Late C18, converted 1929 and with
subsequent alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond. Welsh slate
roof with coped parapet and brick end stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 7-window range, central bay
breaks forward. All 3 storeys have horned 6/6 sashes with
moulded surrounds, painted sills and gauged brick flat arches,
the central windows with keystones; infilled segmental-arched
openings to cellar.
Central tripartite doorcase with fluted pilasters and rosettes
on capitals, painted gauged brick round arch with lion mask,
large fanlight with decorative leading, 2 stone steps, iron
Right-hand bay has C20 decorative door under painted gauged
brick flat arch leading to side passage. Painted plinth.
Windows restored late C20 - earlier photograph shows three
2nd-floor windows bricked in and plate glass sashes below.
INTERIOR: Adam-style plaster ceiling moulding to remodelled
ground floor; fluted doorcases with paterae; dog-leg staircase
with decorative Gothick plain wooden balusters; moulded
basket-arched hall archway; eared marble and wood fireplace on
first floor; panelled reveals to windows.
HISTORICAL NOTE: converted from house to bank 1929; previously
known as Laughern House.
(BoE: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-: 242;
Country Life: Little B: Georgian Beauty in an Abbey Town).
Listing NGR: SO9502845728
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