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BARCLAYS BANK

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BARCLAYS BANK

List entry Number: 1323244

Location

BARCLAYS BANK, 6, MARKET PLACE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110273

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE MARKET PLACE NZ 2742 NW (East side)

9/221 No. 6 (Barclay's Bank)

GV II

Bank. 1887 by A. Waterhouse; extended 1924. Sandstone ashlar; roofs of banded purple and green slates over left 3 bays, graduated Lakeland slate over right 3 bays, with stone gable copings. Free Gothic style. 4 storeys and 3 bays; and 3 storeys and 3 bays. Second and fifth bays contain panelled doors and overlights, the left in Tudor-flower surround, under low-relief panels (BARCLAYS BANK; and BARCLAYS CHAMBERS on scroll) and dripmoulds. Ground-floor windows stone-mullioned-and-transomed, of varying numbers of lights from one to 4. Perpendicular tracery in first-and second-floor windows. 2-storey oriel in second bay has battlemented parapet. Top storey of left 3 bays has plain paired cusped lights. Drip strings; floor strings; bracketed shafts from fifth bay above first floor string. Central bay of each 3 has crow-stepped gable, that at left with large griffin holding wind-vane flag. Low-relief panels in gables have monogram at left, date 1924 at right. Top battlemented parapet.

Listing NGR: NZ2742542531

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27425 42531

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