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Former Lloyds Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4813 / 53°28'52"N

Longitude: -2.2444 / 2°14'39"W

OS Eastings: 383876

OS Northings: 398308

OS Grid: SJ838983

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.P2

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.HRGK

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJ4+F6

Entry Name: Former Lloyds Bank

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388241

Location: Deansgate, Manchester, M2

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Description


This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/01/2018


SJ 8398 SE, 698-1/27/188

MANCHESTER, KING STREET (north side),
No. 53,
Former Lloyds Bank

03/10/74

GV

II

Includes: Nos. 33 and 35, Former Lloyds Bank, CROSS STREET.
Former Bank. 1913, by Charles Heathcote, with carving and statuary by
Earp, Hobbs and Miller. Portland stone on grey granite plinth,
(roof not visible). Large L-shaped plan on end-of-block site,
with chamfered corners. Very elaborate Baroque style. Four
storeys (2+2), with basement and double attic, seven bays, the 2nd
and 6th breaking forwards slightly, with massive banded
rustication to the first two storeys, horizontal division marked
by a cornice with parapet balustraded in each bay, giant
colonnades to the upper floors which have set-back windows,
frieze lettered "LLOYDS BANK LIMITED", a massive modillioned
cornice broken by segmental pediments to the 2nd and 6th bays,
and attic with chimneys, lunettes, etc. The rusticated lower
half has giant round-headed arches with run-out voussoirs and
stepped keyblocks, most containing continous bronze-framed
fenestration including round-headed mezzanine windows, but
those of the projected 2nd and 6th bays with segmental-headed
doorways at ground floor and lunettes above. The upper half
has cross-windows to the 2nd floor with segmental pediments
and 2-light mullioned windows to the 3rd floor, except the 2nd
and 6th bays which have banded piers and segmental pediments
breaking the cornice, open-pedimented architraves to the
2nd-floor windows, and Venetian windows to the 3rd floor. Each
corner has (inter alia) a curved stone balcony at 1st floor
with balustrade and open-segmental pedimented aedicule
surmounted by statuary. The Cross Street facade is 8 bays in
matching style, the 1st and 6th breaking forwards and
containing openings like those to King Street. INTERIOR: white
marble banking hall, plaster barrel vault to clerks' hall,
mahogany carving by Earp, Hobbs and Miller.


Listing NGR: SJ8387698308

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