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Former Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in East, Bury

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Latitude: 53.5925 / 53°35'33"N

Longitude: -2.2991 / 2°17'56"W

OS Eastings: 380301

OS Northings: 410701

OS Grid: SD803107

Mapcode National: GBR DVDW.1X

Mapcode Global: WH97Q.NYDS

Entry Name: Former Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 18 May 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210725

Location: Bury, BL9

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: East

Built-Up Area: Bury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 8010 NW, SILVER STREET (west side),

Former Barclays Bank



1868, by Blackwell and Son and Booth, of Manchester and Bury. Enriched classical
style. A substantial corner building of two storeys. Ashlar, with moulded plinth
and rusticated bands across ground floor and cornice (on brackets alternation with
medallions) across upper floor. Five large windows, the upper ones having shaped hoods
on brackets and enriched pseudo-balcony fronts. The middle bay projects slightly;
on ground floor it has large arched entry with horizontal ribbing to angled intrados
and grotesque head as keystone; on first floor it has paired pilasters supporting
segmental pediment enclosing sculpture. Side sections of front are framed by pilasters.
Parapet with sections of balustrading; chimneys with bracketed cornices surmount
it. 4-bay return front to Bank Street is similar. Recessed quadrant corner.
INTERIOR has highly enriched plasterwork.

Built for Bury Banking Co, founded (as Grundy
and Wood) before 1836. Upper floor formerly used as Bury Council Chamber and offices.

Listing NGR: SD8029110708

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

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