© Mr Peter Butterfield
BARCLAYS BANK, 63 FORE STREET (east side)
ST COLUMB MAJOR, RESTORMEL, CORNWALL
Mr Peter Butterfield
26 August 2004
12 May 1988
Date of last amendment:
12 May 1988
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ST COLUMB MAJOR FORE STREET (east side),
St Columb Major
17/230 No 63 (Barclays Bank)
Bank. 1873, by Sylvanus Trevail; some C20 alterations and additions. Brick with
granite dressings. Slate roof with crested ridge tiles and gable ends.
Plan: The bank on a corner site, on Fore Street and Broad Street; the entrance is on
the corner, with the banking hall along the right side facing Broad Street. Free
application of Jacobethan style.
Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical fronts. The entrance has a canted front at ground
floor with a shouldered arched doorway at the left side, double doors with strap
hinges, a round arch with a shield over. Pilasters and cornice with strapwork in
granite above. The central bay has 2-light window with round arch and shield over.
The bay to right has ovolo-moulded mullion and transom window, with pilasters and
cornice with strapwork. There is a polygonal tower above with windows with transoms,
band course and blank arcade with shields, tall spire with finial.
The right side has similar 4-light mullion and transom window with sidelights,
pilasters and cornice; first floor has smaller 4-light mullion and transom window
with pilasters. Shaped gable over with strapwork, pierced parapet and initials WW,
with moulded coping; stack with chamfered top to right. C20 2-storey brick addition
at the right end. The left side has 2-storey bay with single light at ground floor,
corbelled out with 3-light window with chamfered granite mullions. To left a bay with
4-light window with chamfered mullions at ground floor, the cill levels of the lights
stepped. At first floor an angled 4-light window, attic in gable above with sash and
finial. Buttress to left and the end bay set back with C20 window at ground and
first floors, small gable over with bargeboards and finial.
Interior: Not inspected.
This is one of Trevail's most accomplished works.