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Description: Barclays Bank
Date Listed: 2 December 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 173041
OS Grid Reference: TQ7427568672
OS Grid Coordinates: 574275, 168672
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3903, 0.5034
ROCHESTER HIGH STREET
7/111 No 39 (Barclays
Bank. Circa 1900. Mainly brick, the facade of ashlar limestone,
rusticated to ground floor, with some polished granite dressings.
Free Jacobean Renaissance style. 3 storeys. Almost symmetrical
3 bay front; ground floor under cornice supported by granite
pilaster and 2 Ionic columns; 2 large windows (with glazing bars)
and doorway (to right, projecting to line of cornice) all under
round-headed arches with raised voussoirs. 1st floor: bowed
oriels to side bays with plate glass horned sashes, divided from
central widow (deeply recessed under segmental pediment) by
Corinthian pilasters. 2nd floor: sash windows under pediments
on console brackets. Balustraded parapet, the central bay raised
to accommodate 2 round-headed attic windows under a segmental
pediment. Brick and stacks. Interior: banking hall with ribbed
ceiling and modillion cornice; to the rear and set high, 6
windows with Art Nouveau patterned glass divided by squat
Listing NGR: TQ7428868678
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Source: English Heritage
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