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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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Coordinates

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
2/66

LEIGH
KING STREET
(west side)

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

II

GV

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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