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Woolwich Building Society

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow Hill, Newport

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Latitude: 51.5869 / 51°35'12"N

Longitude: -2.9952 / 2°59'42"W

OS Eastings: 331143

OS Northings: 188026

OS Grid: ST311880

Mapcode National: GBR J5.CC92

Mapcode Global: VH7BD.1CDV

Entry Name: Woolwich Building Society

Listing Date: 31 March 2000

Last Amended: 31 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23107

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On N corner with Austin Friars.

County: Newport

Community: Stow Hill

Community: Stow Hill

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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1892, by E A Lansdowne. Formerly Liberal Club.


French Renaissance style. Steeply pitched slate roof, bathstone elevations with dentil cornice, first floor windows with small pediments; pale stone ground floor. Two pedimented dormers to Commercial Street. Dome over corner. Three pedimented dormers to Austin Friars. Three windows to Commercial Street; on ground floor, doorway to L, and 2 windows. Curving corner bay. To Austin Friars, window, blank bay (formerly chimney), 2 windows, then paired windows in end bay with pavilion roof. On ground floor, 2 windows to corner, 4 windows to Austin Friars, then doorway with scrolled brackets to hood.

Reasons for Listing

High quality bank building on important corner site.

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