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IoE Number: 135845
Location: MIDLAND BANK LIMITED, 165-168 HIGH STREET (west side)
Photographer: Mr Stuart Goodall
Date Photographed: 19 July 2000
Date listed: 08 October 1981
Date of last amendment: 08 October 1981
Grade II

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1.HIGH STREET5239(west side)Nos 165 to 168 (consec)(Midland Bank Limited)

1. HIGH STREET 5239 (west side) Nos 165 to 168 (consec) (Midland Bank Limited) SU 4111 3/149 II 2. Built in 1900 by T. B. Whinney in Neo-Baroque style. Corner building. Built of stone. Three bays to High Street elevation, 6 bays to Albion Place elevation. Hipped slate roof. Dormers with curved pediments and tall Italianate style chimney stacks. Elaborate balustrade to High Street elevation. Two cupolas at corners with 8 Doric columns to each with 4 pediments above, one having finial the other a weathervane also. Modillion cornices between floors. First floor windows have Gibbs surrounds with blank shields over keystones. Curved pediment above corner window. The ground floor has 4 tall engaged Roman Doric columns. Rusticated round-headed arches with grotesque masks to keystones. The corner doorcase has an oculus above and open curved pediment supported by putti and further elaborate blank shield above this. Doorcase with cornice and console brackets.

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