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Lloyds Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Town (Y Dref), Merthyr Tydfil

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7466 / 51°44'47"N

Longitude: -3.3779 / 3°22'40"W

OS Eastings: 304968

OS Northings: 206220

OS Grid: SO049062

Mapcode National: GBR HN.1520

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.DCLD

Entry Name: Lloyds Bank

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11438

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On corner with Church Street directly opposite St David’s Church.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Town (Y Dref)

Community: Town

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Exterior

Finely detailed Inter-War classical bank front with two elevations. One-storey and basement, 9-bay pilastered, ashlar entrance front with blind, attic storey stepped up in centre. Overall dentil cornice, plain frieze, fluted 2/3-Ionic columns with anthemion neck-bands flank solid entrance bay. Cornice on volute brackets over bay-leaf garland, double panelled doors with paterae and anthemion bosses. Clasping pilasters to solid end bays with oval windows. Fixed small-pane glazing to windows with aprons. Similar treatment to 5-bay flank elevation, low extension to rear.

Interior

Exceptional banking-hall with Ionic pilasters, dentil cornice, rich coffered ceiling, clerestory glazing to rear wall; dentilled cornices to overdoors, 2-panel doors in lugged architraves. Modern bandit-screens to original counters.

Reasons for Listing

Part of a good group of listed public buildings in town centre.

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