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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawtenstall, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7022 / 53°42'7"N

Longitude: -2.2859 / 2°17'9"W

OS Eastings: 381225

OS Northings: 422901

OS Grid: SD812229

Mapcode National: GBR DTGM.XL

Mapcode Global: WH97B.V6PN

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185732

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Hareholme

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rawtenstall St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 82 SW
6/154

RAWTENSTALL,
BANK STREET
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 floor 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

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