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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: 1291610



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: 03-Oct-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388241

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SJ8398SE KING STREET 698-1/27/188 (North side) 03/10/74 No.53 Lloyds Bank


Includes: Nos.33 AND 35 Lloyds Bank CROSS STREET. 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, 7 bays, the 2nd and 6th breaking forwards slightly, with massive banded rustication to the first 2 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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83876 98308


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