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IoE Number: 388328
Photographer: Mr Brian Lomas
Date Photographed: 19 October 2005
Date listed: 25 February 1952
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade II*

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MANCHESTER SJ8498SW MOSLEY STREET 698-1/28/239 (West side) 25/02/52 Nos.38 AND 42 Royal Bank of Scotland (Formerly Listed as: MOSLEY STREET (West side) Williams and Glyns Bank) (Formerly Listed as: MOSLEY STREET No.38) GV II* Bank. 1862, by Edward Walters for Manchester and Salford Bank, with extension c.1880 by Barker and Ellis. Ashlar, slate roofs. Rectangular plan on end-of-block site, with portal to left and extension beyond this. Italian palazzo style. The original block is 3 storeys and 7 bays, with massive vermiculated plinth, tall ground floor with banded piers and modillioned cornice carrying balustraded balconies to the 1st-floor windows, pilastered upper floors with Ionic corner pilasters, and massive bracketed cornice with balustraded parapet surmounted by urns. The ground floor has plate glass windows with geometrical tracery, the 1st floor has sashed windows with pedimented architraves (that in the centre segmental and on columns), and the 2nd floor has shorter sashes with moulded architraves. Right-hand return to York Street is 6 bays in matching style. Single-storey portal to left has Tuscan columns, massive consoles to prominent cornice, and balustraded parapet with urns. Extension to left of this is 3 storeys and 4 bays in style matching that of the original building. Interior: very fine banking hall with columns and coffered ceiling. History: last great work of Edward Walters.

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