NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK INCLUDING ATTACHED OFFICES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253323
Date first listed:
18-Oct-1991
Statutory Address:
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK INCLUDING ATTACHED OFFICES, 30-32, MARKET STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK INCLUDING ATTACHED OFFICES, 30-32, MARKET STREET

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 65647 00122

Details

The following building shall be added: LEIGH MARKET STREET SD 60 SE (west side) 2/67 Nos 30-32 (National Westminster Bank) including attached offices II Bank and offices. Dated 1908. By J.C.Prestwick. Ashlar Portland limestone, slate roof. 3 storeys with attics; 3:1:3-bay symmetrical facade wrapped round corner entrance; Market St. frontage extends by 1:4 bays. Plinth. Corner bay is channel rusticated and has panelled double doors in architrave with carved keystone and segmental pediment; tall 1st floor window in panel with apron, moulded sill, architrave and frieze block over which cornice breaks forward; 2nd floor oculus framed by festoon of fruit and arched cornice. The flanking 3 bays on each frontage have channel-rusticated piers and apron panels beneath original casements with arched transoms (bay 3 on Railway Road altered). Transomed 1st floor casements in architraves with double keystones and open segmental pediments. Shorter 2nd-floor windows with moulded sills and architraves. Entablature has pulvinated frieze and modillioned cornice which breaks forward over corner beneath coped ashlar parapet ornamented by lion's heads and block with wreath. Corniced ashlar ridge stack. Projecting and channel-rusticated link on Market Street facade has blocked round-arched doorway under panel containing architraved windows; cartouche with swags and date '1908' between 1st and 2nd floors; keystone and segmental pediment over 2nd floor window; parapet as corner. Remaining 4 bays have door to right and are generally as rest except 1st floor windows have plain cornices; lower roof has no parapet but has 2 dormer windows; gable copings and corniced end stack to right, matching ridge stack.

Listing NGR: SD6564700122

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
213553
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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