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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: BARCLAYS BANK

List entry Number: 1114562

Location

BARCLAYS BANK, 2, MARKET SQUARE

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

County District District Type Parish
Central BedfordshireUnitary AuthorityLeighton-Linslade

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-May-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 35673

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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

MARKET SQUARE 1. 5125 (South Side) LEIGHTON BUZZARD No 2 (Barclays Bank) SP 9225 1/57

II GV

2. 1866 by Alfred Watarhouse in Gothic style. Bath stone, Welsh slated roof with 3 dormer windows. 2 storeys and attics. Ground floor has 5 large cusped pointed arches, ventral doorway flanked by windows. The arches rest on moulded responds aid colonnettes with stiff leaf capitals, 1st floor has 5 pairs of rectangular windows, colonnettes dividing each pair. Eaves cornice on brackets decorated with leaf carving. Stone chimney stacks. Built for local bank, Basset & Co (See also The Knolls, Plantation Road, for F Bassett by Norman Shaw).

Nos 2 to 6 (even) form a group with No 50 High Street.

Listing NGR: SP9215425032

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National Grid Reference: SP 92154 25032

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