This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
KEIGHLEY NORTH STREET SE 0641 SW (west side) 27/206 Keighley
No 63 (National Westminster Bank)
Bank. Late C19. Ashlar, graduated grey slate roof. 3 storeys; 3 bays on North Street x 7 bays on Russell Street with entrance bay turning corner. North Street facade: plinth. Rusticated pilasters flanking openings. Ground-floor windows segment-headed with moulded cills and keystones. Square-headed windows to 1st floor and segment-headed windows in eared architraves to 2nd floor flanked by giant Ionic pilasters which support archivolts and corbelled, modillioned cornice.
Fretted parapet. Entrance bay at left corner in similar style with steps up to round-headed doorway with architrave of pilasters, consoles, moulded segmental pediment and decorative wrought-iron work bearing words 'Bradford District Bank Limited'. Instead of parapet this bay has a blind, round-arched window in archi- trave with moulded archivolt, keystone and imposts flanked by short panelled piers. Corniced ridge stacks. Left return, on Russell Street, is plainer with one-and 2-light windows in moulded surrounds, band, cill bands, modillioned eaves, angle pilaster to 1st floor and eaves swept on corner. Interior: panelled banking hall with panelled counter and doorcase and moulded plaster ceiling.
Listing NGR: SE0602241197
© Mr Alan V Whetton. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Whetton, Alan V
Rights Holder: Whetton, Alan V
Slate, Ashlar, Victorian Bank (Financial), Commercial
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