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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Pudsey, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7968 / 53°47'48"N

Longitude: -1.663 / 1°39'46"W

OS Eastings: 422292

OS Northings: 433437

OS Grid: SE222334

Mapcode National: GBR JSTJ.RP

Mapcode Global: WHC9B.FT9P

Plus Code: 9C5WQ8WP+PQ

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341900

Location: Pudsey, Leeds, LS28

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Pudsey

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Pudsey

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Pudsey St Lawrence and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description


SE2233SW LS28 LIDGET HILL
(east side)
PUDSEY
National Westminster
6/136 Bank

- II


Bank. Late C19. Ashlar, Westmorland green-slate roof. Fills a corner site.
2 storeys with basement and attics. 5-bay symmetrical facade with gabled
canted ends. Plinth. Archivolted arched portal with engaged polished granite
Composite columns supporting cornice surmounted by heraldic beasts with shields
flanking blocking course with "BANK" in raised lettering. Flanking portal are
small keyed-arched windows. 3-light cruciform window above flanked by single
lights with transoms articulated by Ionic pilasters. Above is similar 3-light
window in steep finialled gable flanked by ogee-domed pinnacles. Outer bays have
cruciform windows of 3 lights to ground floor and 2 lights to 1st floor. Under
lst-floor window is a carved panel. Balustraded parapet. Canted ends have
similar windows, that to left has lst-floor balcony, that to right segmental
lst-floor oriel. Hipped roof with ends under separate pitched gables. Stack set
above 1st bay. Left-hand return of 3 bays. Outer bays have transomed window.
Other bays and 1st floor have windows with chamfered lintels and projecting sills
with above 1st and 2nd bays gabled dormers with flush 4-pane sashes in architraves.
Stack to rear gable.

Has similar elements of design as the National Westminster Bank, Queen Street,
Morley (q.v.), and 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.


Listing NGR: SE2229233437

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