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Description: Lloyd's Bank
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 168995
OS Grid Reference: TQ7752636020
OS Grid Coordinates: 577526, 136020
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0960, 0.5339
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CRANBROOK HIGH STREET
TQ 7736 SW & TQ 7736 SE
9/146 & 10/146
Lloyd's Bank, (formerly
9.6.52 listed as Woodside
(Loyd's Bank Ltd))
Cloth hall, now bank. Late C15, floored in C16, restored in early 1950's.
Timber framed on random rubble plinth with restored half timbered and close
studded front with some curved braces, of which only a small monority are
original timbers. Plain tiled roof with jettied gabled cross wing to left.
Carved bargeboards on return gable. Side stack to left on stone-dressed brick
chimney breast with off-sets. Jetty to left under gable with moulded bres-
summer. 2 storeys. Irregular four window front with 2 windows on both floors
under gable, and 2 windows on block to left. Wood-framed lattice casement
cross-windows except those on both floors to right, triple, width casements.
Doorway in centre, Tudor arched with boarded and ribbed door. Interior: The
frame is intact, though heavily restored and the structure is of exceptional
interest. The jowls of the wall posts can be seen on the first floor. Heavily
roll moulded primary ceiling beams and chamfered second arm ceiling beams with
decorated lamb's tongue stops, on ground floor. Low Tudor-arched roll moulded
fire surround. Redundant crown post roof with side purlins and ties from side
purlins to collar purlin. Collar purlin crown post roof over solar.
Listing NGR: TQ7753736011
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Source: English Heritage
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