FORMER BANK AND RESIDENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1273401
Date first listed:
01-Mar-1993
Statutory Address:
FORMER BANK AND RESIDENCE, 122, VICTORIA ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER BANK AND RESIDENCE, 122, VICTORIA ROAD

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

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 30744 93976

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/03/2015

SJ 39 SW 1916-/3/10002

WALLASEY New Brighton VICTORIA ROAD No. 122 Former Bank and Residence

(Formerly listed as Barclays Bank, No 122 Victoria Road and 93 Rowson Street)

II Bank, formerly incorporating residence. Early C20 with late C20 alterations. Free style, with some classical and Arts and Crafts motifs. Ashlar sandstone and roughcast brickwork with gabled and hipped roofs, rendered ridge chimney stacks with moulded caps. Plain red tile roof coverings. Prominently sited corner building with entrance bay set at the angle between street frontage ranges, and expressed as a corner turret. South-east entrance flanked by granite Tuscan columns, supporting a moulded architrave, pulvinated frieze and cornice. Double entrance doors, each of two panels. Above the doorway, the segmental front of the turret with a curved 4 light window with 6 pane casements. A moulded cornice supports a frieze decorated with relief figures, below a tapering conical roof with lead finial supporting a weathervane. Street elevations to East and South of two bays are two storeyed with attics each with slight jetting to first and attic floors. Ground floor banking hall has two tall semi- circular headed window openings, with glazing bar sashes with radiating bars to upper sash which is taller than the lower sash. A moulded storey band supports the rough cast first floor, with squat corner pilasters and advanced 3-light windows with 6 pane casements. Broad attic gable expressed as giant pediment defined by moulded storey band and barge boards, the latter with dentil ornaments. 3 light window to gable apex, with 4 pane casements. Lower two storey bay continues to north of east gable, with a canted bay window with 5 mullioned and transomed lights, each of 6 panels below 4 panes. First floor 4-light window with 6 pane casements. The Bank interior has many late C20 alterations, and no surviving features. The original ceilings may be concealed beneath a later suspended ceiling.

Listing NGR: SJ3074493976

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
445169
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: 12 Jan 2002
Reference: IOE01/05041/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Geoffrey Court. Source Historic England Archive
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