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English Heritage Grade II Listed Building.

The Manchester & County Bank occupied by John Sidebottom 49, a Lay Reader, wife Sarah Sidebottom 51, a Caretaker for the County Bank and their daughter Florence Sidebottom 18, a Drapers Assistant.


Glossop town centre with electrified trams and decorative street lights.

A property with 6 main rooms described as Bank Buildings occupied by John Sidebottom 59, a Licenced Lay Reader, his wife Sarah Sidebottom 61, Caretaker, married 31 years with a daughter Florence Sidebottom 28.

Kelly’s Directory
Manchester & County Bank Limited (branch) (W. D. Robinson, manager), Norfolk sq.(T N 135); draw on National Provincial Bank Limited, 2 Princes street, London E C 2

English Heritage Grade II Listed Building
Includes: National Westminster Bank HIGH STREET WEST. Bank. 1897 with additions 1910. Ashlar with ashlar dressings to principal elevations, coursed millstone grit elsewhere. Westmorland slate roof with terracotta ridge tiles.
STYLE: Elizabethan Revival.
PLAN: L-plan with entrance to left of main range, banking hall to right.
EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys, single storey to rear. Chamfered plinth, first-floor panel frieze and sill band, second floor band. High Street front, has 3 windows arranged 1:2. All windows have mullions and transoms. 3 storey entrance bay to left has shaped gable with lion finial and datestone. Doorway to left has double panel doors, and 2-light window to right both under round-headed arches with mullion fanlights. Above canted 4-light oriel window on corbelled base, and above again 5-light window with hoodmould. Banking hall to left has 2 segment headed 4-light windows with hoodmoulds and carved stops, above two 3-light windows, with shaft between topped by rampant lion and shield on crenellated parapet. Left return has irregular 3 window front with crenellated parapet. Segment headed 4-light window to right with hoodmould and carved stops flanked by 2-light windows. To left round headed 2-light window with carved transom and mullion fanlight. Above single 2-light window and two 3-light windows, 1910 extension contains stair marked externally by staggered 3-light windows. Detailing similar to front elevation. Right return has 3 segment headed 4-light windows, and above a single 2-light window.
INTERIOR: has ornate plasterwork to banking hall.
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Photograph courtesy of Glossop & District Historical Society.


The Glossopdale Townscape Heritage Initiative funded the replacement of town centre asphalt pavements with traditional sandstone slabs. Photograph courtesy of Glossop & District Historical Society.


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.