FORMER MERCANTILE BANK OF LANCASHIRE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1200800

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1988

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1994

Statutory Address: FORMER MERCANTILE BANK OF LANCASHIRE, LAPWING LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER MERCANTILE BANK OF LANCASHIRE, LAPWING LANE

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

District: Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 84145 92303

Summary

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ89SW LAPWING LANE, Barlow Moor 698-1/8/502 (South side) 09/08/88 Former Mercantile Bank of Lancashire (Formerly Listed as: LAPWING LANE, West Didsbury (South side) Former Mercantile Bank of Lancashire (Barclays Bank))

II

Former Bank. Dated 1903; designed by Joseph Swarbrick. Finely-pointed red brick with red and yellow terracotta detailing; hipped 2-span red tiled roof with crested ridge tiles. L-shaped plan, the longer range containing the former banking hall and general office, and the smaller range (to the left) the former manager's office. Single storey, 2+2 bays to Lapwing Lane and 3 bays to Cresswell Grove; with corner pilasters, plinth, moulded sill-band to arcade of round-headed arches, yellow terracotta string-course, frieze with terracotta panel lettered "MERCANTILE BANK OF LANCASHIRE LIMITED", prominent modillioned cornice with egg-and-dart enrichment, and coped parapet. The left bay of the main range has double doors with raised panels; the other bays (boarded at time of survey) had 3-light round-headed tripartite windows (when surveyed in 1988). Right-hand corner has nicely-detailed recessed downpipe and rainwater head dated 1903. Interior (1988): mahogany doors with lugged surrounds; 2 staircases (to vaults) with turned balusters; egg-and-dart cornices; mosaic floors.

Listing NGR: SJ8414592303

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 388261

Legacy System: LBS

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