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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1380620

Location

153, NORTH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
The City of Brighton and HoveUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480943

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3104SW NORTH STREET 577-1/40/602 (North side) No.153

GV II

Bank. Early C20. Stone. Mansarded roof of slate. EXTERIOR/PLAN: rectangular, corner plan with a 5-window range and a 4-window return; single-window range on the chamfered and rebated corner. 2 storeys over basement. Italianate style. Entrance to banking hall in the corner range; flat-arched with entablature supported by a pair of volute brackets; swags and escutcheons in rectangular panel above. Swags also to be found flanking the corner range and at the party walls. There is a second flat-arched entrance to the rear of the return. Round-arched ground-floor windows, each with a console bracket keystone; the wall surface between treated as banded rustication. Running across the ground floor is an attached colonnade of the Tuscan order, one bay for each window, the columns double to either side of the corner entrance and at the party walls. Storey band in the form of a broad entablature with plinth above is partly obscured by late C20 sign fascia. Each first-floor window is flat arched with architrave and pediment, except for that on the corner which has a double architrave only. In addition the corner range is covered with shallow banded rustication. Quoin strips to party walls. Entablature with projecting mutule cornice topped by balustraded parapet is continuous. Stacks to party walls. INTERIOR: not inspected. This bank forms a group with other early C20 commercial structures on North Street, namely Nos 155 (qv), 163 (qv) and Nos 166-169 The Norwich Union Insurance House (qv).



Listing NGR: TQ3105604274

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31056 04274

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