LLOYDS BANK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1243601
Date first listed:
05-Nov-1985
Statutory Address:
LLOYDS BANK, COMMERCIAL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
LLOYDS BANK, COMMERCIAL STREET

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

District:
Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 09214 25095

Details

COMMERCIAL STREET 1. 1164 (West Side) SE 02 NE SP/147 Lloyds Bank II 2. Bank. Dated 1897 for the Halifax and Huddersfield Union Bank by Horsfall and Williams. Ashlar sandstone with slate and glass roof. Offices on two floors to either side of full height banking hall. Rusticated plinth and moulded string course at cill level. Entry has eaved architrave in marble with console above and ornate carving of cherubs and an oval window all flanked by paired columns in polished red granite with Corinthian capitals rising from plinths with lions head decoration and supporting pediment which encloses Halifax arms subscribed with the date 1897. Narrow windows to either side with oval windows above and giant Corinthian pilasters complete central part which breaks forward from two further bays neither side each comprising window with eaved architrave and pediment with festooned window above flanked by giant Corinthian pilasters. Parapet decorated with the "holy face" and balustraded in part. Single- storey quadrants with one window and one in each return elevation above link facade with side elevations which have central pair of giant Corinthian pilasters, paired windows to either side with eaved architraves and scroll pediments and festooned windows above. Further bay to either side flanked by pilasters, single window as before with festooned oval window above. Rear elevation plainer, has two large triple windows with large semi-circular window over to light banking hall. INTERIOR:Hall has ornate plasterwork by T Cordingley of Bradford. Four pedimented doorways to either side between giant Corinthian pilasters. Modillion cornice with coved ceiling to meet glass roof carried on plastered iron ribs.

Listing NGR: SE0924625036

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
447622
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: 05 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/07799/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Cant. Source Historic England Archive
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