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Provincial House and Gatepiers to North East

A Grade II Listed Building in Southampton, City of Southampton

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Latitude: 50.8969 / 50°53'48"N

Longitude: -1.3952 / 1°23'42"W

OS Eastings: 442632

OS Northings: 110995

OS Grid: SU426109

Mapcode National: GBR RRY.8N

Mapcode Global: FRA 76ZQ.SBG

Plus Code: 9C2WVJW3+PW

Entry Name: Provincial House and Gatepiers to North East

Listing Date: 29 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475835

Location: Bargate, Southampton, SO14

County: City of Southampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bargate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southampton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southampton City Centre St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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983/5/10031 Provincial House and
gatepiers to NE


Bank. 1927-9; by F.C.R. Palmer, for the National Provincial Bank. Buff-coloured Flemish bond brick with red brick and Portland stone dressings. Clay plain tile hipped roof with moulded Portland stone eaves. Side stacks with Portland stone weathering to set-offs and moulded stone caps.
PLAN: Almost square, parallelogram on plan, to fit site adjacent to former railway; with entrance and staircase on north front and banking hall at back.
Neo-Georgian/Wrenaissance style.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 3-bay north front, the corners with quoins set back; the ground floor windows and large central round-arch doorway with rusticated architraves, voussoirs and band at impost level; broad stone stringcourse above and tall central first floor window in moulded stone architrave with cornice on consoles; flanking windows and second floor window above in red brick architraves with keystones, the second floor window flanked by carved stone festoons; cornice and balustrade above with urns on corners; the attic above is set back and has hipped roof with dormer with segmental pediment. The side and rear elevations are similarly treated. Rainwater heads dated 1928.
INTERIOR: Banking hall has a moulded plaster ceiling. Small entrance vestibule and geometric stone staircase with iron balustrade with brass handrail.

Listing NGR: SU4267711030

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