FORMER LLOYDS BANK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1291610
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
FORMER LLOYDS BANK, 33 AND 35, CROSS STREET
Statutory Address:
FORMER LLOYDS BANK, 53, KING STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER LLOYDS BANK, 33 AND 35, CROSS STREET
Statutory Address:
FORMER LLOYDS BANK, 53, KING STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 83876 98308

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/01/2018

SJ 8398 SE, 698-1/27/188

MANCHESTER, KING STREET (north side), No. 53, Former Lloyds Bank

03/10/74

GV

II

Includes: Nos. 33 and 35, Former Lloyds Bank, CROSS STREET. Former Bank. 1913, by Charles Heathcote, with carving and statuary by Earp, Hobbs and Miller. Portland stone on grey granite plinth, (roof not visible). Large L-shaped plan on end-of-block site, with chamfered corners. Very elaborate Baroque style. Four storeys (2+2), with basement and double attic, seven bays, the 2nd and 6th breaking forwards slightly, with massive banded rustication to the first two storeys, horizontal division marked by a cornice with parapet balustraded in each bay, giant colonnades to the upper floors which have set-back windows, frieze lettered "LLOYDS BANK LIMITED", a massive modillioned cornice broken by segmental pediments to the 2nd and 6th bays, and attic with chimneys, lunettes, etc. The rusticated lower half has giant round-headed arches with run-out voussoirs and stepped keyblocks, most containing continous bronze-framed fenestration including round-headed mezzanine windows, but those of the projected 2nd and 6th bays with segmental-headed doorways at ground floor and lunettes above. The upper half has cross-windows to the 2nd floor with segmental pediments and 2-light mullioned windows to the 3rd floor, except the 2nd and 6th bays which have banded piers and segmental pediments breaking the cornice, open-pedimented architraves to the 2nd-floor windows, and Venetian windows to the 3rd floor. Each corner has (inter alia) a curved stone balcony at 1st floor with balustrade and open-segmental pedimented aedicule surmounted by statuary. The Cross Street facade is 8 bays in matching style, the 1st and 6th breaking forwards and containing openings like those to King Street. INTERIOR: white marble banking hall, plaster barrel vault to clerks' hall, mahogany carving by Earp, Hobbs and Miller.

Listing NGR: SJ8387698308

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388241
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: 18 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12904/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Lomas. Source Historic England Archive
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