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Description: Francis House (Lloyds Bank)
Date Listed: 14 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 123035
OS Grid Reference: TQ8058690712
OS Grid Coordinates: 580586, 190712
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5863, 0.6053
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RAYLEIGH HIGH STREET
7/91 Nos. 78 to 84 (even)
Former house, now a bank. Early/mid C19. Plastered brick. Hipped grey slate
roof. 3 storeys. 5 bays with central raised pediment. Parapet. Band to each
storey end and pediment. Pilasters with moulded capitals to first and second
floor. 2:1:2 window range of vertically sliding sashes, moulded surrounds, 12
panes to first floor and 9 panes to second floor, excepting central first floor
double doors. These with anthemion and roundel motifs to cast iron balcony. 5
moulded openings to ground floor, those to right and left with 6 panelled doors,
central small paned window with sidelights, small paned door to right and
blocked opening to left now with service till. A plaque to first floor relates
"Here Lived Edward Belcher Francis, Local Archaeologist and Benefactor who
Donated Rayleigh Mount to The National Trust, 1850-1939".
Listing NGR: TQ8058690712
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Source: English Heritage
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