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LLOYDS BANK

List Entry Summary

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

Name: LLOYDS BANK

List entry Number: 1075380

Location

LLOYDS BANK, TELEGRAPH ROAD

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

County:

District: Wirral

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1990

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 215663

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 28 SE 5/313

WIRRAL, TELEGRAPH ROAD, Lloyd's Bank

II

Bank. Built for Lloyd's Bank Limited, 1907, to designs by George Hastwell Grayson (of Grayson and Ould). (Ref Lloyd's Bank, Estates Department archives). Sandstone ashlar, brick and some half-timberwork; graduated Cumbrian slate roof. Banking hall and chambers lie parallel to Telegraph Road with the principal entrance on the corner with The Mount, with manager's house to rear, forming an L-shaped plan overall. 2-storeys. Front (to Telegraph Road): irregular 3 window range under 3 gables connected by parapet, all with coping; 2 3-light and one 4-light windows to 1st floor, all with labels and mullions, the latter with a king mullion; to ground, 2, 3 and 4-light windows of similar detailing, the 3-light window larger (to light banking hall) and with decorative glazing bars. To the right, almost detached, canted, and pyramidally roofed with a dentil cornice is the entrance tower surmounted by a lead finial; one small window above the doorway, the latter in moulded surround with shaped pediment containing a beehive device. End wall of this main range (to right, facing The Mount), coping to gable as front, 3-light window to 1st floor, large 3-light window to ground (as to banking hall, front). Both these elevations in stone. Stone returns to left for one bay (2-light window to ground, timber-framed gabled attic window); the rest of this side in brick (with stone kneelers to gabled end wall of principal range). 2 and 3-light windows, those to ground with iron glazing bars. Corbelled ridge stacks. Rear: asymmetrical, varied elevations; shallow rear wing with massive stack all brick with set-offs, to banking hall. Pentice connects this with polygonal stair turret that occupies the inner angle of the L-shaped plan. 2 3-light windows above pentice (one is a gabled dormer). This floor and most of the main rear wing (the house), half-timbered with herring-bone nogging. Inner face of wing with canted and gabled oriel. Large external end stack partly concealed by sensitive brick lean-to addition. Interior not inspected. Grayson (a partner in the important Cheshire firm of Grayson and Ould) was a talented architect who did important work at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. This varied and well-managed, complex design is amongst his best.

Listing NGR: SJ2690881830

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National Grid Reference: SJ 26908 81830

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