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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: NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK LTD

List entry Number: 1092016

Location

NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK LTD, 129, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
City of SouthamptonUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Feb-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Oct-1981

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 135843

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. HIGH STREET 5239 (west side)

No 129 (National Westminster Bank Ltd) (formerly listed as No 129 (premises occupied by National Provincial Bank) SU 4111 3/147 SU 4211 4/147 14.2.69

II*

2. 1867 by John Gibson in an Italionate style. Narrow main frontage to High Street of 3 bays. Long return elevation of 7 bays to St Michael's Street. Faced in varied stonework with brown to white tints. Two storeys attics and basement. Roof concealed behind raised parapet with circular of fretwork and central dormer with curved pediment over. Bracketted cornice and frieze. End rusticated quoins. Sashes to first floor with moulded architraves and elaborate panels beneath. Ground floor windows are round-headed with keystones. Round-headed recessed entrance to frontage flanked by engaged Ionic columns supporting entablature hood on scroll brackets with large sculptured coat of arms above incorporating statuary of female figures, lions and swags. The interior has an entrance foyer with round-arched coffered ceiling and massive composite columns.

Listing NGR: SU4200611268

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National Grid Reference: SU 42000 11296

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