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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: OLD HSBC BANK BUILDING

List entry Number: 1282618

Location

OLD HSBC BANK BUILDING, 52 AND 54, HAMILTON STREET, BIRKENHEAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
WirralMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389222

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History

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/12/2014

SJ3288NE 789-1/14/84

BIRKENHEAD HAMILTON STREET (West side) Nos. 52 AND 54 Old HSBC Bank Building

(Formerly listed as Midland Bank)

28/03/74

GV II* Former bank. c1880. By J.P. Seddon for the North and South Wales Bank. Coursed and squared red standstone with scalloped green Westmorland slate roof with ridge cresting. Gothic style. 2 storeys, advanced gable to left, then main 2-window range. Entrances each side, that to right in projecting porch with parapet over arched door with engaged shafts and foliate capitals to double carved doors with trefoil and quatrefoil decoration over. Left hand door in stressed gable carried on corbels. Windows of 2- and 6-lights divided by single and paired shafts. Ball-flower string course. Main range with 5-light window to ground with detached shafts with foliated capitals, and two 4-light windows above similarly treated. Billet moulding over windows. Dormer window in roof. Corbel table to eaves continues round main gable and gable of dormer.Axial and gable end stacks, each with four castellated shafts, abut the adjacent property (ref. 14/83). An imaginative and well detailed design.

Listing NGR: SJ3250988812

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National Grid Reference: SJ 32509 88812

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