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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

List entry Number: 1291206

Location

11, WATERLOO STREET
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, 8, BENNETT'S HILL B2

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

County District District Type Parish
BirminghamMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Jul-1982

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216770

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BENNETT'S HILL 1. 5104 City Centre B2 No 8 (National Westminster Bank) formerly listed as National Provincial Bank) SP 0686 NE 33/4 21.1.70 II* GV 2. Includes No 11 Waterloo Street. A rebuilding in 1869 by John Gibson of the original bank by C R Cockerell of 1855. Stone. Two storeys articulated by giant Corinthian pilasters; 5 bays with the recessed semi-domed entrance on the corner flanked by giant Corinthian columns and another 8 bays on the return in Waterloo Street where the entrances to Nos 11 and 12 Waterloo Street are. Ground floor windows tall, arched and within panels with a guilloche - like ornament. First floor with pairs of windows to each bay. Elaborate eaves cornice. The entrance with coffered ceiling and sculptured panels by S F Lynn, 1869, and, on the skyline, a shield of arms with flanking figures. Banking hall has a richly coffered ceiling and pairs of fluted Corinthian columns down the centre of the hall. Important corner site.



Listing NGR: SP0682986898

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National Grid Reference: SP 06829 86898

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