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Former District Bank with Entrance Gate Piers to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2615 / 53°15'41"N

Longitude: -2.1253 / 2°7'31"W

OS Eastings: 391735

OS Northings: 373845

OS Grid: SJ917738

Mapcode National: GBR FZLQ.NJ

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.B85Z

Entry Name: Former District Bank with Entrance Gate Piers to Rear

Listing Date: 14 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390913

Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Macclesfield

Built-Up Area: Macclesfield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: St Michael and All Angels, Macclesfield

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


886-1/10/13 (North side)
14/02/91 Former District Bank with entrance
gate piers to rear


Former bank, unoccupied at time of survey. Dated 1881. For the
Manchester and Liverpool District Banking Company. Coursed
rubble to principal elevations, brick elsewhere, with
sandstone dressings. Welsh slate roof. Main corner block with
rear wing, 2 storeys throughout.
4-window range to Jordangate, 3 to Brunswick Street, with
canted entrance bay between. Regular fenestration throughout.
Coped gables; quoining; moulded cornice; plain cornice band
broken by keystones to stilted segmented heads of 1st-floor
windows; plain sill band and moulded 1st-floor cornice.
Similar windows to ground floor slightly recessed behind
rusticated pilasters. Horned 2-pane sashes throughout. Richly
moulded round-headed arched doorway with fanlight over; raised
panel double doors. Entrance bay with elaborate parapet
bearing name of banking company and the date. Rear wing more
simply treated but with stone window and door surrounds. Brick
stacks to ridges, with stone banding; one stack retains
original pots. INTERIOR modest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low wall and rusticated gate piers with
shaped caps define the Brunswick Street side of the rear yard.

Listing NGR: SJ9173073840

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

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