SJ9295 : Former Manchester & Liverpool District Bank

taken 7 years ago, near to Denton, Tameside, Great Britain

Former Manchester & Liverpool District Bank
Former Manchester & Liverpool District Bank
Originally this was a branch of the Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co Ltd. With the exception of the corners, it was constructed entirely of header bond where the header bricks are set in courses that are offset by half the brick width. The foundation courses are of engineering blue brick capped by splayed watertable copingstones to allow water to run off. The window surrounds are of red sandstone construction with flat lintels on the Market Street frontage and pointed arches on the Victoria Street side. The main entrance on Market Street is of stone construction and above the lintel there is a recessed stone tablet carved with the bank crest. The side entrance on Victoria Street is also of stone construction and the door has six panels. The slate roof has dormers set into it with triformed frames.

The building was originally the premises of the Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Company Ltd and Slater's Trade Directories show that it was being used as a bank over the period 1903 to 1911. In 1911 the bank manager was Joseph Dunn. It is not known when the building ceased being used as a bank.
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In recent years it was called Advocates House and was home to a firm of solicitors but has been empty since 2011.
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Date Taken
Monday, 15 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Monday, 15 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Denton 
Former (from Tags)
Bank 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9248 9544 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.3395N 2:6.8828W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9249 9543
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Empty Building  Solicitors Offices 

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