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Yorkshire Bank Including Yorkshire Bank Chambers Entered from Downing Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh West, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.4962 / 53°29'46"N

Longitude: -2.5194 / 2°31'9"W

OS Eastings: 365641

OS Northings: 400075

OS Grid: SD656000

Mapcode National: GBR BXV0.CF

Mapcode Global: WH986.8DK1

Entry Name: Yorkshire Bank Including Yorkshire Bank Chambers Entered from Downing Street

Listing Date: 18 October 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068458

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213552

Location: Wigan, WN7

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Leigh West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Atherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Leigh St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

SD 60 SE

(west side)

Nos 10 and 12
(Yorkshire Bank including Yorkshire Bank Chambers entered from Downing Street)



Bank and attached bank chambers. C1900. Red ashlar sandstone on granite plinth;
above ground floor is brick and terracotta under Westmorland slate roof. 2 storeys
and attic, 6 bays to King St. and 5 bays to Downing St. on right return; 2-storey,
3-bay bank chambers to rear, face Downing St. and are set behind iron-railed
forecourt. Main facade: doorway on right has band-rusticated pilasters and
archivolt with keystone under segmental pediment on foliated consoles. To left are
5 refenestrated openings divided by attached Doric columns set on the granite
plinth; later sign beneath cornice. 1st floor: moulded sills and cavetto surrounds
to round-headed windows divided by small triangular piers; foliated spandrels with
cartouches; frieze with lozenges beneath cornice having triangular projections at
each pier. Parapet interrupted by bay-2 dormer having 2-light window under frieze
cornice and ball-finialled gable. Bays 3-6 have similar window under large shaped
gable bearing coat of arms under segmental pediment with ball finials. Projecting
end stack on left. Right return: generally as front; the ground floor with
tripartite and 2-light openings, 2 roof dormers.
Bank Chambers: round-arched 4-panel door on left and scattered fenestration beneath
2 half-dormers with arched 2-light windows.

Listing NGR: SD 65641 00075

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