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Bank House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.106 / 53°6'21"N

Longitude: -2.0269 / 2°1'36"W

OS Eastings: 398294

OS Northings: 356537

OS Grid: SJ982565

Mapcode National: GBR 24P.BCF

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.T6Z5

Entry Name: Bank House

Listing Date: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461684

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


LEEK

SJ9856NW ST EDWARD STREET
611-1/4/110 (West side)
Nos.20 AND 22
Bank House

GV II

Bank, now in use as offices. 1885. Designed by W Owen of
Warrington for Parrs Bank. Red brick with ashlar to ground
floor and blue brick dressings. Slate roof. Venetian style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic, 3-window range. Ground floor
arcaded throughout with doorway to left, the windows grouped
as 3, one and 2 lights. Single window is recessed with
rusticated pilasters, the others have twisted pilasters,
possibly cast-iron. Panelled door with plain fanlight to
right. Moulded cornice over ground floor, then brickwork to
upper storeys. Arcaded triple windows with heavy foliate
capitals to piers each side of single central light.
Continuous stone hoodmould links the windows, and there are
also continuous bands of blue brick. Red and blue chequerwork
brickwork above stone cornice to attic storey, which has
similar windows of 3, one and 2 lights. Pedimented gable over
paired right-hand windows, the roofline raised over hand block
with eaves overhanging on console brackets, with mosaic panels
set between the brackets.
Return to High Street has 2 ground-floor windows with stone
cartouche between, and 2 attic windows. End wall stacks.
INTERIOR: not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ9829456537

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