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Former Lloyds Bank (Broadheath Branch) and Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadheath, Trafford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.399 / 53°23'56"N

Longitude: -2.3526 / 2°21'9"W

OS Eastings: 376651

OS Northings: 389187

OS Grid: SJ766891

Mapcode National: GBR DY04.G8

Mapcode Global: WH98N.TTWM

Entry Name: Former Lloyds Bank (Broadheath Branch) and Post Office

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212768

Location: Trafford, WA14

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Broadheath

Built-Up Area: Altrincham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Broadheath St Alban

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 78 NE ALTRINCHAM MANCHESTER ROAD
(west side)

7/14 Nos. 139 and 141
(Lloyds Bank
(Broadheath
branch) and
- Post Office)

- II

Bank and Post Office. 1902 above doorway, 1903 on
fireplace. Thomas Worthington and Son. Ashlar, brick and slate
roof. 4 bays, 3 storeys with banking hall on ground floor
and wings to the rear of bays 1 and 4. Ashlar ground floor
with semi-circular headed doorway to bay 1 with coffered
soffit and elaborate cartouche in place of a keystone.
Raised lettering beside the archivolt reads "FORMERLY
CUNLIFFE BROOKS & CO". Bays 2 and 3 have 3-light window
openings with stone mullions, semi-elliptical heads and
keystones, and bay 4 is similar but houses the Post Office
shop front. Above a stone cornice the upper storeys are
recessed in the centre bays, have stone quoins and an eaves
cornice. Bays 1 and 4 each have 2 cross-windows with
architrave surround to each floor, and bays 2 and 3 have 2-
storey canted bay-windows with mullion and transom windows.
In between them is an elaborate heraldic cartouche with the
words "Finem respice" inscribed below. Coped gables with
kneelers and 2 ridge stacks with stone bands and cornices.
Banking hall has good coffered ceiling, stone fireplace,
glazed tiles, doors, ironmongery etc.


Listing NGR: SJ7665189187

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