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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
Entry Name: National Westminster Bank
Listing Date: 30 April 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388029
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476027
Location: Bolton, BL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Crompton
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
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
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:
Listing NGR: SD7176109350
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