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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
Source ID: 85023
Building Class: Commercial
Location: In the town square in the centre of Monmouth.
Community: Monmouth (Trefynwy)
Built-Up Area: Monmouth
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
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).
Included for its special interest as a well designed example of a c1900 commercial building in the Monmouth town centre.
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