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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Crompton, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.58 / 53°34'47"N

Longitude: -2.428 / 2°25'40"W

OS Eastings: 371761

OS Northings: 409350

OS Grid: SD717093

Mapcode National: GBR CWH1.4D

Mapcode Global: WH97V.P80V

Plus Code: 9C5VHHHC+XR

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476027

Location: Crompton, Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Crompton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bolton-le-Moors St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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797-1/17/81 (North side)
National Westminster Bank


Bank. c1896-1900. Ashlar faced, rusticated to ground floor,
brick to banking hall to rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, palazzo style. Paired entrance doors
(with original heavy panelled wood doors) to left of centre,
flanked by 2 and 4 windows, all recessed between rusticated
pilasters. Arcaded first storey, with Corinthian engaged
pilasters carrying entablature with modillion cornice. Round
arched windows with moulded keystones, and rosettes in frieze
above. Shallow segmental stressed architraves to second-floor
windows, which are divided by pilasters, alternately panelled
and scrolled. Segmental pediment over central 2 bays with
modillion cornice continuing across the whole facade. Coat of
arms with flanking figures surmounts the pediment. Balustraded
parapet to either side, divided by solid panelled pilasters,
with urn finials at angles. Curved corner to right, and
4-window return.
INTERIOR: the original interior survives remarkably complete,
including vestibule and the main banking hall, with marble
wall panelling, rich joinery and plasterwork, fireplaces and
stained glass in domed lantern of top-lit banking hall.
Built on the site of the Bank of Bolton, which had amalgamated
with the County Bank in 1896.
(Readiclough, Gordon: Bolton Town Centre: A Modern History:
Manchester: 1984-).

Listing NGR: SD7176109350

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