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Halifax Building Society

A Grade II Listed Building in Erewash, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8984 / 52°53'54"N

Longitude: -1.2708 / 1°16'14"W

OS Eastings: 449148

OS Northings: 333687

OS Grid: SK491336

Mapcode National: GBR 7GV.9HV

Mapcode Global: WHDH3.GD2W

Entry Name: Halifax Building Society

Listing Date: 2 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82222

Location: Erewash, Derbyshire, NG10

County: Derbyshire

District: Erewash

Town: Erewash

District Council Ward: Long Eaton Central

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Long Eaton St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF LONG EATON MARKET PLACE
SK 43 SE
4/37 (East Side)
Halifax Building
Society (No 24)
GV II

Bank, now building society offices. 1889 by Watson Fothergill
for Samuel Smith's Bank. Red brick with yellow and blue brick
bands, stone and terracotta dressings and rock faced stone
plinth. Slate roof with moulded stone copings to gables and
ridge finials. Elaborate brick side wall stacks with triangular
sectioned pilaster strips to sides and sawtoothed crowns. Two
storeys plus attics and three bays. Ground floor has an inside
porch to south corner with semi-circular headed stone arches to
west and south sides, supported in south-west corner by a large
polished granite column with foliage capital. Both arches have
contemporary wrought ironwork in the tympanums and grid-like
ironwork below. Above each arch is a stone dripmould with
carved stops. To the north there are five adjoining, moulded
Caernarvon arched windows with four polished granite columns,
plus foliage capitals, supporting the centre windows. Each
window has a carved frieze to the top of the head and plate
glass fenestration. Below is a continuous moulded sill band and
above at first floor level is a deep moulded terracotta frieze,
now mostly covered by facia board. Above again there are three
basket arched plain sashes with moulded brick jambs and
similarly moulded stone voussoirs. To base is a moulded sill
band with blue brick band over and between the windows at lintel
level there are two more blue brick bands. Set across the north
corner is a canted, oriel, mullioned and transomed bay window
with terracotta panels to base and coloured brick corbels below.
Moulded stringcourses between storeys above and two large gables
with two adjoining plain sashes recessed between them to centre.
Each gable has a 3-light chamfered mullion window with plain
sashes and continuous moulded sill and lintel stringcourses.
Two blue brick bands above in the gables. North elevation on to
churchyard has a grand mullioned and transomed stair window with
stepped base. Below it is a large moulded arch with door and
window within.


Listing NGR: SK4914833687

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