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Statutory Address:

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Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD 93306 05160



SD90NW MUMPS 780-1/1/57 (North side) National Westminster Bank


Bank. 1902-3. By Mills and Murgatroyd. Ashlar, rusticated to ground floor, with polished granite plinth and Welsh slate roof. Flamboyant baroque style exploiting corner site. 2 storeys with tower, 7-window range. Tower over entrance at left-hand corner. Polished granite architrave with engaged shafts, bolection moulding and mask between scrolls in frieze. Shallow swept parapet over, with 'Bank' in raised lettering. Tripartite sash window behind the parapet. Modillion cornice above. Half octagonal stair turret to left hand corner, and bow window with balconette in return elevation. First stage of tower above has segmental pediment to cornice and transomed lights. Upper stage has heavy volutes to angles, and a pediment in each face carried on free standing polished granite columns with balustrading below recessed windows. Stone domed roof with fleche. Main range beyond entrance bay of 5 windows, divided by coupled engaged Corinthian columns carried on corbels above ground floor. Lower windows divided by colonettes, 2-pane sashes in segmentally-arched shouldered architraves above. First bay distinguished by use of plain pilasters which carry a segmental pediment with coat of arms. This is balanced by a similar bay to right, which has subsidiary entrance in segmentally-pedimented architrave. Modillion cornice and balustraded parapet which is stepped up over pediments at each end. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner, Nikolaus: South Lancashire: Harmondsworth: 1969-).

Listing NGR: SD9330605160


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Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Lancashire, (1969)


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

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Date: 04 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/02812/31
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