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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4626 / 51°27'45"N

Longitude: -3.4521 / 3°27'7"W

OS Eastings: 299218

OS Northings: 174739

OS Grid: SS992747

Mapcode National: GBR HK.M4DK

Mapcode Global: VH6F8.3HVL

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 3 February 1981

Last Amended: 16 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13239

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Near junction with The Butts.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian (Y Bont-faen a Llanfleiddan)

Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian

Locality: Cowbridge

Built-Up Area: Cowbridge

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

The National Provincial Bank was established in Cowbridge in 1835; but on the Tithe Map, stamped 1843, and apportionment of 1840, the site of the "National Bank" is shown on the present site of no 62 High Street.

Exterior

Mid C19. Two storeys. Five bay front elevation with stuccoed render and slate gabled roof with stuccoed flanking stacks. On ground floor, four tall segmentally headed sash windows (12-pane, hornless); square prostyle centre porch with stuccoed moulded cornice, rectangular recess in each return and front square-headed doorway in rectangular recess doorway with plain overlight and double mid to later C19 style moulded panelled doors. Five square-headed sash windows (12-pane, horned) on first floor. Late C19 hood to ground floor doorway in R elevation.

Reasons for Listing

Well-preserved C19 bank building.

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