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Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Coldhurst, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5412 / 53°32'28"N

Longitude: -2.1092 / 2°6'33"W

OS Eastings: 392858

OS Northings: 404955

OS Grid: SD928049

Mapcode National: GBR FWQH.49

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.K8T2

Entry Name: Midland Bank

Listing Date: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388944

Location: Oldham, OL1

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Coldhurst

Built-Up Area: Oldham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Oldham St Mary with St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


OLDHAM

SD9204NE UNION STREET
780-1/6/84 (North side)
No.109
Midland Bank

GV II

Bank. Dated 1892. By Thomas Taylor. Ashlar faced with Welsh
slate roof. French Renaissance style.
2 storeys raised over basement, 4-window range to Union
Street. Outer bays slightly advanced, and forming corner
pavilion towers, with entrance to left. Porch with polished
granite Ionic columns carrying entablature.
Round-arched entrance with paired panelled doors within. 2
central windows, divided by a shaft, and a third window in
advanced right-hand bay. Round-arched windows to first floor,
with moulded architraves to central window, articulated by
pilasters with Ionic capitals. Plainer architraves to outer
windows with simple moulded frieze.
Moulded cornice and blocking course to central range, running
between steep hipped roofs of outer pavilion towers, which
have shallow pediment to cornice in each face, and are capped
with wrought-iron brattishing.
Return elevation to Queen Street has similar pavilion at far
corner, and 5 window range to banking hall, divided by Ionic
pilasters, and with full-height round-arched windows.
Similar elevation to Retiro Street with foundation stone
recording 'This building was erected by the Oldham Joint Stock
Bank Limited. Commenced March 1890. Opened 22 February 1892.'
Basement area to Union Street elevation has cast-iron railings
with twisted and scrolled decoration, on low plinth wall.


Listing NGR: SD9285804955

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


OLDHAM

SD9204NE UNION STREET
780-1/6/84 (North side)
No.109
Midland Bank

GV II

Bank. Dated 1892. By Thomas Taylor. Ashlar faced with Welsh
slate roof. French Renaissance style.
2 storeys raised over basement, 4-window range to Union
Street. Outer bays slightly advanced, and forming corner
pavilion towers, with entrance to left. Porch with polished
granite Ionic columns carrying entablature.
Round-arched entrance with paired panelled doors within. 2
central windows, divided by a shaft, and a third window in
advanced right-hand bay. Round-arched windows to first floor,
with moulded architraves to central window, articulated by
pilasters with Ionic capitals. Plainer architraves to outer
windows with simple moulded frieze.
Moulded cornice and blocking course to central range, running
between steep hipped roofs of outer pavilion towers, which
have shallow pediment to cornice in each face, and are capped
with wrought-iron brattishing.
Return elevation to Queen Street has similar pavilion at far
corner, and 5 window range to banking hall, divided by Ionic
pilasters, and with full-height round-arched windows.
Similar elevation to Retiro Street with foundation stone
recording 'This building was erected by the Oldham Joint Stock
Bank Limited. Commenced March 1890. Opened 22 February 1892.'
Basement area to Union Street elevation has cast-iron railings
with twisted and scrolled decoration, on low plinth wall.


Listing NGR: SD9285804955

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