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Trustee Savings Bank, Kirkham

Description: Trustee Savings Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183599

OS Grid Reference: SD4249532132
OS Grid Coordinates: 342495, 432132
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7823, -2.8742

Location: B5192, Kirkham, Lancashire PR4 2RQ

Locality: Kirkham
Local Authority: Fylde Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR4 2RQ

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Listing Text

SD 43 SW
9/29 Trustee Savings Bank
- II

Former girls' charity school, now banking hall, 1860. Brick (in Flemish
bond) with sand-stone dressings, axial stacks and coped gables. Gothic
Revival. Single storey schoolroom to left of front door and (?)
school-mistress' house to right, with broad archway for passage to
back garden at far right. Doorway has a two-centre arch under a hoodmould
and a glazed tympanum divided into three by mullions. Central bay between
buttresses has to left of door a 7-light window with steeply pointed cusped
lights under a continuous hoodmould. Left-hand bay has a similar window of
2-lights. Mistress' house has a gable and a gabled dormer to the window
above the side arch. The gable facade has, on the ground floor, 2 lancets
with hoodmoulds, between which stands an engaged semi-octagonal pier which
carries a semi-circular stone first-floor oriel with 3 lights similar to
those in the school room. History: Built at the expense of
Thomas Langton Birley of Carr Hill for the girls' charity school, founded
in 1760 on another site.

Listing NGR: SD4249532132

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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