National Bank, High Street

The National Bank was founded in 1835 by Daniel O’Connell. The High Street branch was built in the early 1890s and is built in the Baroque revival style.[1]

It features red and white brick façade features pilasters with Corinthian capitals, two bay windows, dormers, and twin turrets topped with a fishscale pattern etched in green copper. It was designed by William Batt and opened in 1897.[2]

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[1] https://www.archiseek.com/2013/1897-former-national-bank-62-68-high-street-belfast/ Accessed 28.6.22.

[2] https://www.encirclephotos.com/image/former-national-bank-building-in-belfast-northern-ireland/ Accessed 28.6.22.