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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7462 / 53°44'46"N

Longitude: -1.6016 / 1°36'5"W

OS Eastings: 426374

OS Northings: 427826

OS Grid: SE263278

Mapcode National: GBR KT83.2V

Mapcode Global: WHC9R.C3LG

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341823

Location: Morley, Leeds, LS27

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Morley

Built-Up Area: Morley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Morley St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


SE2627NW LS27 QUEEN STREET
MORLEY (east side)
8/33
National
Westminster Bank
GV
II

Bank. Late Cl9. Ashlar, polished granite dressings, brick to rear, roof not
visible. 3 storeys. 5-bay symmetrical facade. Ground floor: outer bays
have doorways. All openings have stilted arches with chamfered carved
surrounds and wooden trefoil-headed glazing bars, sill band to central 3 bays.
1st and 2nd floors have central 3 bays recessed. Central segmental oriel
window to 1st floor has carved shields under window with balustraded parapet.
Above and flanking on both floors are 2-light chamfered mullioned windows
with basket-arched lintels. Balustrade to either side of oriel. Outer bays
have cross-windows with ogee lintels and balustraded balconies and 2 trefoil-
headed lights to 2nd floor. Eaves band, dentil cornice, balustraded pediment.
2 brick stacks.

Has similar elements of design as No 10 Bradford Road, (the National Westminster
Bank), Brighouse (q.v.) designed by C. S. Nelson (Leeds) in 1895 for the London
and Yorkshire Bank Ltd. It is possible this bank is of similar date and by the
same architect. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SE2637427830

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