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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.


List entry Number: 1270792



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


District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457199

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SJ8398SE ST ANN STREET 698-1/27/381 (North side) 25/02/52 No.25 (Formerly Listed as: ST ANN STREET (North side) Williams and Glyn's Bank)


Bank, with attached manager's house. 1848, by J.E.Gregan, for Benjamin Heywood's Bank. Sandstone ashlar, and red brick with sandstone dressings, hipped slate roofs. Tripartite plan with bank on corner of St Ann's Square, entrance bay in centre and former manager's house to right. Italian palazzo style. The bank, 3 storeys, and 3x1 bays plus chamfered corner, has a plinth, rusticated quoins, rusticated ground floor with raised rusticated surrounds to large round-headed arches which contain Venetian windows with Ionic colonnettes and are linked by a moulded impost band; sashed windows to both upper floors, those in the centre tripartite, those at 1st floor with pedimented Corinthian architraves and balustraded balconies linked by a moulded sill-band, and those at 2nd floor with enriched architraves linked by a similar band; and a prominent dentilled and modillioned cornice. The corner has a carved shield at ground floor, and windows on the upper floors like those at the front; and the left return has tripartite windows on all floors, those at ground floor forming an arcade. The entrance bay has a single-storey porch with a round-headed doorway (the lintel lettered "BANK") with emphatic run-out voussoirs, and a balustraded parapet. The house to the right, 3 storeys and 4 bays, has a plinth, very emphatic rusticated quoins to the corners and surrounding a round-headed doorway to the 3rd bay, a cornice to the ground floor and moulded sill-band to the 2nd floor, a plain brick frieze and prominent modillioned cornice; and sashed windows with moulded architraves, those at 1st floor with panelled aprons and moulded cornices. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8382498381

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83822 98379


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