NatWest Bank

The building currently occupied by NatWest bank, was built in 1825 by Vincent Stuckey of Langport. Stuckey’s Bank, in the early 19 th century was the West Country’s largest private bank and held a financial interest in ships registered in the port of Bristol, which were engaged in the transatlantic traffic in enslaved Africans and transporting enslaved-produced commodities.

Photo of Stuckey’s Bank building, Wells High Street, c.1920

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Professor James Clark
Exeter University

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