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Description: National Westminster Bank
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183879
OS Grid Reference: SD7323232247
OS Grid Coordinates: 373232, 432247
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7859, -2.4077
GREAT HARWOOD QUEEN STREET and
SD 73 SW
TOWN HALL SQUARE
2/76 National Westminster Bank
Bank, c.1900, originally branch of Manchester and County Bank. Ashlar,
with slate roof and copper-clad dome. In free Jacobean style. Two
facades, hinged on a chamfered corner surmounted at roof level by an
octagonal turret surrounded at the top by 2-light stone mullion windows,
with corner colonnettes carrying a copper dome. Both facades have a
dentilled string course and a cornice with egg-and-dart decoration, both
end in a gabled attic with finials and a mullioned window; both have a
multiple light transomed 1st floor window with Ionic pilasters to jambs
and mullions, both have cornices to these and other windows (which are
double-tiered); and both have low attic dormers. At ground floor the
Queen Street facade has a doorway with decorated surround, oval fanlight
and corniced canopy on large moulded consoles; the other facade has
mullion and transom windows.
Listing NGR: SD7323232247
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Source: English Heritage
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