LLOYDS BANK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1116505

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1950

Statutory Address: LLOYDS BANK, 69 AND 71, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LLOYDS BANK, 69 AND 71, HIGH STREET

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

District: Medway (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: TQ 74325 68586

Summary

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History

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Details

ROCHESTER HIGH STREET TQ 7468 NW Nos 69 and 71 7/120 (Lloyds Bank) 24.10.50 GV II Bank, formerly substantial town house. C17, with mid C18 front, reorganised when converted to a bank in C20. Brown brick, rendered to ground floor; Kent tile roof. Main range runs parallel to street (ground floor arrangement altered in C20 when Cl7 stair moved to rear); 3 short wings (with hipped roofs) to rear. Front: 2 storeys; regular 6-window range. Parapet with stone coping; brick cornice band. All upper windows with rubbed brick flat arches and stone sills; hornless sashes, some original, in reveals, 6-pane to top half-storey, 12-pane to 1st floor. Ground floor carefully remodelled in C20 with 2 large tripartite sash windows with glazing bars and a cash-point with glazed overlight. Doorway to left with canopy on consols brackets. Some good interior features: some late Cl7 large fielded panels to ground floor; a more extensive series to 1st floor. Late Cl7 (circa 1700) open well stairs (not in situ), with 3 turned balusters to each stair (the centre one fluted) with elaborate newels and moulded rail. A rear room contains earlier Cl7 panelling (not in situ), each panel with a central painted motif set in a formal surround. The discovery of this painted panelling excited considerable interest, see Rev S W Wheatley, 'A House in Rochester High Street, Numbered 69 and 71', Archeologia Cantiana, XXXVIII (1926), 69-74.

Listing NGR: TQ7432668586

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 173050

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Archaeologia Cantiana' in Archaeologia Cantiana, , Vol. 38, (1926), 69-74

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