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A Grade II Listed Building in Monmouth, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.812 / 51°48'43"N

Longitude: -2.7159 / 2°42'57"W

OS Eastings: 350742

OS Northings: 212839

OS Grid: SO507128

Mapcode National: GBR FL.X0XP

Mapcode Global: VH86T.WQ28

Entry Name: Hsbc

Listing Date: 10 August 2005

Last Amended: 10 August 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85023

Building Class: Commercial

Location: In the town square in the centre of Monmouth.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Monmouth (Trefynwy)

Community: Monmouth

Built-Up Area: Monmouth

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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c1900 and externally little altered. This building was designed as a bank.


Built of red brick in Flemish bond, with Portland stone dressings, plain tiled roof. Double depth plan, Flemish C17 style. One storey and attic with three bays. The ground floor has a plinth with indications of a basement. Arched treatment with pilasters between. Two altered windows to left standing on cill band; doorway to right with architrave surround and shell tympanum; keyed heads. Cornice carries parapet with central window in pedimented aedicule supported by large scrolls, casement window. Mansard roof with tall brick stack to right. Rear elevation not seen.


The ground floor is now all late C20 in planning and detail. Upper floor not seen at resurvey (July 2004).

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a well designed example of a c1900 commercial building in the Monmouth town centre.

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