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HSBC - High Street, Shaftesbury - sign

A visit to the Dorset town of Shaftesbury - home of Gold Hill.

 

HSBC bank on the High Street, Shaftesbury.

 

Grade II listed.

 

Premises Occupied by the Midland Bank, Shaftesbury

 

1.

1615 THE COMMONS

(East Side)

"The Butt of Sherry"

Wine Bar.

Premises occupied by

The Midland Bank.

ST 8625 1/44

ST 8622 2/44

II GV

2.

Formerly shown as Nos 8 and 10 High Street. Early to mid C19. 5 storey

fronts of brick with rendered quoins, rubbed off on left hand in Midland

Bank. "Butt of "Sherry" now painted brick. 2 bays in "Butt of Sherry"

and 5 in Midland Bank. Sash windows with glazing bars intact. "Butt of

Sherry" has elliptical heads to doorway add window. Fanlight. Midland

Bank has modern bank frontage in classical style to ground floor.

 

"The Butt of Sherry" Wine Bar and Premises occupied by The Midland Bank

form a group with Nos 12 to 26 (even) and No 26A High Street.

  

Listing NGR: ST8623123000

  

Sign of HSBC and sculptural detail above the entrance.

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Taken on May 3, 2012