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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: WESTMINSTER BANK

List entry Number: 1191569

Location

WESTMINSTER BANK, 15, BISHOPSGATE EC2

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity and County of the City of LondonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199308

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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. 5002 BISHOPSGATE EC2 (West Side)

No 15 (Westminster Bank) TQ 3381 SW 11/345 4.1.50.

I GV

2. 1683, by J Gibson. Distinguished, single-storeyed building of Portland stone in rich, classical style. Long frontage with entrance at rounded south-west corner. Arched windows. Order of engaged Corinthian columns, paired at each end. Panels of figure carving in high relief above windows. Blocking to entablature supports standing figures, singly and in groups. Fine, top lit banking hall with 3 domes. Arcaded walls with high relief panels of figures above and marble Corinthian columns singly and in pairs also in 2 groups of 4 at either end of hall.

Listing NGR: TQ3306681276

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33070 81267

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