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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Pershore, Worcestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4V4W5G+W9

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 11 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474311

Location: Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

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

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648-1/5/2 (East side)
11/02/65 No.3
Barclays Bank


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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