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National Westminster Bank, Rossendale

Description: National Westminster Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185732

OS Grid Reference: SD8122522901
OS Grid Coordinates: 381225, 422901
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7022, -2.2859

Location: Lord Street, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 8EE

Locality: Rossendale
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 8EE

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Listing Text


6/154 National Westminster Bank
- II

Bank, c.1880 Ashlar, hipped slate roof with ridge chimneys. L-shaped plan, on
corner site. Two storeys, with corner turret, in Renaissance style:
channelled rustication to ground floor, moulded and carved cornice; at right
end of Bank Street facade a round-headed porch with dentilled cornice, a
triple window of round-headed sashes at 1st floor above, rectangular
tripartite window on each flopor at the left end and a rectangular window next
to the door. Corbelled and on brackets at the left corner is a cylindrical
2-stage turret rising from 1st floor level, with narrow curved sashes at 1st
floor, a panelled band and carved frieze, a belvedere of very narrow windows
between shafts with carved capitals, a console cornice, and a lead-clad ogival
domed roof with a finial. Left return wall is longer, a wide centre bay
slightly set back and containing 4 rectangular windows at ground floor and a
row of 6 round-headed sashes above, the flanking bays with tripartite sashed
windows, the upper having projecting sills and cornices on consoles (that at
ground floor left part altered).

Listing NGR: SD8122522901

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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