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Latitude: 53.3413 / 53°20'28"N
Longitude: -2.7329 / 2°43'58"W
OS Eastings: 351297
OS Northings: 382963
OS Grid: SJ512829
Mapcode National: GBR 9YCS.3Y
Mapcode Global: WH87Q.Z8RT
Entry Name: National Westminster Bank
Listing Date: 22 October 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1278017
English Heritage Legacy ID: 429729
Location: Halton, WA7
Electoral Ward/Division: Mersey
Built-Up Area: Runcorn
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Runcorn All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chester
The following shall be added to list:
SJ 58 SW RUNCORN HIGH STREET
36- /5/10001 No 53
National Westminster Bank
Bank. (see entry 5/76, also numbered 53 High Street). Late C19. Brick in Flemish bond
with cast and rubbed brick dressings and details and polished granite columns flanking the
entrance. Roof parapetted. Single storey with three-window range bilaterally symmetrical
about a projecting entrance bay with prostyle porch and responds in Composite order.
Entablature continuous across all ranges and returning in simplified form to the left. Some
decorative details Gothic in manner otherwise the whole has a decidedly Italianate flavour
common to bank buildings of this date. All openings flat arched. Entrance and doors of an
original design the jambs subordered and moulded; windows flanking entrance with
pediments. Late C20 brick wing to the east is specifically excluded. The Bank forms a
group with the other No 53 & 55 High Street and the Victorian terrace walls and railings
to St. Pauls Health Centre to the east.
Listing NGR: SJ5129782963
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