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Halifax

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow Hill, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5867 / 51°35'11"N

Longitude: -2.9951 / 2°59'42"W

OS Eastings: 331152

OS Northings: 188003

OS Grid: ST311880

Mapcode National: GBR J5.CCB7

Mapcode Global: VH7BD.1DG0

Entry Name: Halifax

Listing Date: 31 March 2000

Last Amended: 31 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23108

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On S corner with Austin Friars.

County: Newport

Community: Stow Hill

Community: Stow Hill

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Circa 1890. Former Metropolitan Bank.

Exterior

Four storey corner block, bathstone with some Pennant stone; Portland stone ground floor. Corner bay of 3 windows with lead steeple with small windows. To Austin Friars, second and third floors have 7 windows; third floor central window with pediment and balcony; first floor has central oriel window. Similar treatment to four window Commercial Street elevation, with pedimental gable over central bays.
On ground floor, later Portland stone front in simple Classical style; deep cornice, alternating paired and single Tuscan half-columns.

Reasons for Listing

High quality bank building on important corner site.

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