NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072736
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, QUEEN STREET
Statutory Address:
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, TOWN HALL SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, QUEEN STREET
Statutory Address:
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, TOWN HALL SQUARE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lancashire
District:
Hyndburn (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 73232 32247

Details

GREAT HARWOOD QUEEN STREET and SD 73 SW TOWN HALL SQUARE 2/76 National Westminster Bank - GV II

Bank, c.1900, originally branch of Manchester and County Bank. Ashlar, with slate roof and copper-clad dome. In free Jacobean style. Two facades, hinged on a chamfered corner surmounted at roof level by an octagonal turret surrounded at the top by 2-light stone mullion windows, with corner colonnettes carrying a copper dome. Both facades have a dentilled string course and a cornice with egg-and-dart decoration, both end in a gabled attic with finials and a mullioned window; both have a multiple light transomed 1st floor window with Ionic pilasters to jambs and mullions, both have cornices to these and other windows (which are double-tiered); and both have low attic dormers. At ground floor the Queen Street facade has a doorway with decorated surround, oval fanlight and corniced canopy on large moulded consoles; the other facade has mullion and transom windows.

Listing NGR: SD7323232247

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
183879
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04081/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jeff Worsnop. Source Historic England Archive
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