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Royal Bank of Scotland

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0498 / 54°2'59"N

Longitude: -2.802 / 2°48'7"W

OS Eastings: 347589

OS Northings: 461834

OS Grid: SD475618

Mapcode National: GBR 8PWM.50

Mapcode Global: WH846.XGWQ

Entry Name: Royal Bank of Scotland

Listing Date: 9 July 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383230

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Lancaster St Mary with St John and St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/04/2017


NEW STREET (West side)
No. 2, Royal Bank of Scotland


Includes: No.55 CHURCH STREET.

Bank and offices, built for the Lancaster Banking Company. 1865, altered in 1956.
Sandstone ashlar, with a slate roof, and a gable chimney stack to the right of the Church Street elevation.

Square plan on a corner site. Two storeys above cellars and seven bays in a symmetrical composition, which is "hinged" in the centre so that three bays are in New Street and three in Church Street, with the central bay, which is slightly convex and contains the doorway, forming a canted corner between them. The ground floor has banded rustication above a plinth, and the first floor is articulated by simple pilasters. The ground-floor windows have been lowered to the plinth and have late C20 joinery. On the first floor the windows have 15-pane sashes with plain reveals, except for the one above the entrance, which has a moulded architrave, a projecting sill, and a simple cornice. The doorway has plain reveals, and panelled double doors below a large overlight.

Incorporated in the right-hand end of the Church Street facade is a Victorian cast-iron letter box.

Listing NGR: SD4758961834

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

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