National Wminster Bank is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.
National Heritage List for England Facts
- List Entry ID
- NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK
- 11, WATERLOO STREETNATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, 8, BENNETT'S HILL B2
- Grid Reference
- SP 06829 86898
National Heritage List for England Description
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