Clydesdale Bank

18 Jul 2003
Clydesdale Bank, 10, 12 And 14 Bank Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8EU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


NY4055NW BANK STREET 671-1/12/49 (South side) 22/03/74 Nos.10, 12 AND 14 Clydesdale Bank


Bank. 1878 for the Clydesdale Bank by Hetherington and Oliver of Carlisle. Red sandstone ashlar on chamfered plinth, with interval pilasters, string courses and pierced quatrefoil parapet. Slate roof not visible from the street; clustered columned ashlar ridge chimney stacks. 3 storeys, 7 bays. Central C20 glazed doors in segmental-arched surround with paired polished granite colonnettes and overall overlight. Left and right plank doors with scrolled hinge brackets, in moulded surrounds under 2-light quatrefoil overlights; inscribed over each door OFFICE and OFFICES. Cross-mullioned windows, those on ground floor with cusped lights under quatrefoils, all others have cusped headed upper lights; windows on upper floor under segmental arches; 3-light windows above entrance, 2-light elsewhere. INTERIOR extensively altered on the ground floor. Original drawings are in Cumbria County Record Office, Ca/E4/1079,1091 and 1114; an engraving of the building in Carlisle Library is thought to have come from the Builder. First Scottish provincial branch in England and caused questions to be asked in Parliament. See Charles W Munn, (1988) and Team Spirit (1988). (Munn, Charles W: Clydesdale Bank; the first 150 years; Team Spirit: September 1988: P.20).

Listing NGR: NY4016955827


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1307 IOE Records taken by Gerry M Manley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Gerry M. Manley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Manley, Gerry M.

Rights Holder: Manley, Gerry M.


Ashlar, Sandstone, Slate, Victorian Bank (Financial), Commercial