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National Westminster Bank Including Attached Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh West, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4967 / 53°29'48"N

Longitude: -2.5193 / 2°31'9"W

OS Eastings: 365647

OS Northings: 400122

OS Grid: SD656001

Mapcode National: GBR BXV0.C8

Mapcode Global: WH986.8CLQ

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank Including Attached Offices

Listing Date: 18 October 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213553

Location: Wigan, WN7

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Leigh West

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:
LEIGH MARKET STREET
SD 60 SE
(west side)
2/67 Nos 30-32 (National
Westminster Bank)
including attached
offices
II
Bank and offices. Dated 1908. By J.C.Prestwick. Ashlar Portland limestone, slate
roof. 3 storeys with attics; 3:1:3-bay symmetrical facade wrapped round corner
entrance; Market St. frontage extends by 1:4 bays. Plinth. Corner bay is channel
rusticated and has panelled double doors in architrave with carved keystone and
segmental pediment; tall 1st floor window in panel with apron, moulded sill,
architrave and frieze block over which cornice breaks forward; 2nd floor oculus
framed by festoon of fruit and arched cornice. The flanking 3 bays on each frontage
have channel-rusticated piers and apron panels beneath original casements with
arched transoms (bay 3 on Railway Road altered). Transomed 1st floor casements in
architraves with double keystones and open segmental pediments. Shorter 2nd-floor
windows with moulded sills and architraves. Entablature has pulvinated frieze and
modillioned cornice which breaks forward over corner beneath coped ashlar parapet
ornamented by lion's heads and block with wreath. Corniced ashlar ridge stack.
Projecting and channel-rusticated link on Market Street facade has blocked
round-arched doorway under panel containing architraved windows; cartouche with
swags and date '1908' between 1st and 2nd floors; keystone and segmental pediment
over 2nd floor window; parapet as corner. Remaining 4 bays have door to right and
are generally as rest except 1st floor windows have plain cornices; lower roof has
no parapet but has 2 dormer windows; gable copings and corniced end stack to right,
matching ridge stack.


Listing NGR: SD6564700122

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