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Latitude: 53.4798 / 53°28'47"N
Longitude: -2.2339 / 2°14'1"W
OS Eastings: 384576
OS Northings: 398148
OS Grid: SJ845981
Mapcode National: GBR DLH.ZK
Mapcode Global: WHB9G.NSGN
Entry Name: Barclays Bank
Listing Date: 20 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246668
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455652
Location: Manchester, M1
Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre
Built-Up Area: Manchester
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
698-1/29/281 (South West side)
Bank. Dated 1911 on frieze; by Thomas Worthington and Son, for
Union Bank of Manchester. Portland stone, slate roof.
Rectangular plan on corner site, with chamfered corner.
Classical style. Four storeys and attic, 4 bays to Piccadilly
and 8-bay return to Chatham Street; with channelled
rustication to ground floor, rusticated quoins to all angles
of the upper floors (carried across the corner as narrow
channelling), 3rd-floor sill-band, frieze with carried-round
inscription "UNION BANK OF SCOTLAND LD / MDCCCCXI /
ESTABLISHED ANNO DOMINI MDCCCXXXVI", prominent modillioned
cornice, and small pedimented attic dormers. The ground floor
has a square-headed doorway to the corner, a round-headed
doorway at the left end, and windows with cavetto surrounds
and keystones (those to the front and 1st 2 bays of the side
scrolled); 1st and 2nd floors have 12-pane sashed windows with
moulded architraves, those at 1st floor with pediments, and
balustraded balconies to the front and 1st 2 side bays, and
that in the corner set in a round-headed arch, with cornice
instead of pediment, and carved tympanum; 3rd floor has
windows with plain surrounds, and roundels between them.
Eighth bay of return side differs: 3 storeys and attic,
round-headed window at ground floor and tripartite windows
above. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SJ8457698148
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