Former Bank of England, Bristol

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Former Bank of England
Former Branch Bank of England, Broad Street, Bristol (geograph 3755097).jpg
Former Bank of England Branch, Broad Street, Bristol (geograph 3755097)
Former Bank of England, Bristol is located in Bristol
Former Bank of England, Bristol
Location within Bristol
General information
Town or city Bristol
Country England
Coordinates 51°27′19″N 2°35′38″W / 51.455257°N 2.593932°W / 51.455257; -2.593932Coordinates: 51°27′19″N 2°35′38″W / 51.455257°N 2.593932°W / 51.455257; -2.593932
Construction started 1844
Completed 1847
Client Bank of England
Design and construction
Architect Charles Robert Cockerell

The Former Bank of England (grid reference ST592733) is a historic building at 13/14 Broad Street in Bristol, England. It was built as the site of a branch of The Bank of England.[1]

It was built in 1844-47 by Charles Robert Cockerell[2] with a Doric pseudo-portico of three bays recessed between low pavilions: the attic storey is arcaded with a triangular pediment .[3]

It has been designated by Historic England as a grade I listed building.[1]

The building is now used as the Bristol Citizens Advice Bureau.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nos.13 AND 14 Former Bank of England". Images of England. Retrieved 2007-03-16. 
  2. ^ Burrough, THB (1970). Bristol. London: Studio Vista. ISBN 0-289-79804-3. 
  3. ^ Walter Ison (1978). The Georgian buildings of Bristol. Kingsmead Press. p. 33. ISBN 0-901571-88-1.