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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in St Mary's, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.543 / 53°32'34"N

Longitude: -2.1025 / 2°6'8"W

OS Eastings: 393306

OS Northings: 405160

OS Grid: SD933051

Mapcode National: GBR FWRG.MN

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.P60N

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388921

Location: Oldham, OL1

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Oldham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Oldham St Stephen and All Martyrs (Lower Moor)

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


OLDHAM

SD90NW MUMPS
780-1/1/57 (North side)
National Westminster Bank

II

Bank. 1902-3. By Mills and Murgatroyd. Ashlar, rusticated to
ground floor, with polished granite plinth and Welsh slate
roof. Flamboyant baroque style exploiting corner site.
2 storeys with tower, 7-window range.
Tower over entrance at left-hand corner. Polished granite
architrave with engaged shafts, bolection moulding and mask
between scrolls in frieze. Shallow swept parapet over, with
'Bank' in raised lettering. Tripartite sash window behind the
parapet. Modillion cornice above. Half octagonal stair turret
to left hand corner, and bow window with balconette in return
elevation.
First stage of tower above has segmental pediment to cornice
and transomed lights. Upper stage has heavy volutes to angles,
and a pediment in each face carried on free standing polished
granite columns with balustrading below recessed windows.
Stone domed roof with fleche. Main range beyond entrance bay
of 5 windows, divided by coupled engaged Corinthian columns
carried on corbels above ground floor. Lower windows divided
by colonettes, 2-pane sashes in segmentally-arched shouldered
architraves above.
First bay distinguished by use of plain pilasters which carry
a segmental pediment with coat of arms. This is balanced by a
similar bay to right, which has subsidiary entrance in
segmentally-pedimented architrave. Modillion cornice and
balustraded parapet which is stepped up over pediments at each
end.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner, Nikolaus: South
Lancashire: Harmondsworth: 1969-).


Listing NGR: SD9330605160

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