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FORMER MERCANTILE BANK OF LANCASHIRE

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: FORMER MERCANTILE BANK OF LANCASHIRE

List entry Number: 1200800

Location

FORMER MERCANTILE BANK OF LANCASHIRE, LAPWING LANE

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

County:

District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1988

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388261

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84145 92303

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