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Description: Bank House
National Westminster Bank
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174728
OS Grid Reference: TQ7469444519
OS Grid Coordinates: 574694, 144519
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1732, 0.4976
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TQ 7444 MARDEN HIGH STREET
5/70 National Westminster Bank,
Bank House, Bridgelands
23.5.67 Cottage, and Greenheys Cottage
(formerly listed as TheNational
Provincial Bank Ltd)
House, now house row and bank. C15, with later alterations and with
late C18 or early C19 facade. Timber framed. Left end of ground floor
red brick in Flemish bond, rest red and grey brick in Flemish bond.
First floor tile-hung. Plain tile roof. Possibly a Wealden. Open
hall, with storeyed bay to right end and probably to left. 2 storeys.
Brick plinth towards centre, stone plinth to right. Steeply-pitched
roof, gabled to left, hipped to right. Brick ridge stack towards left
end. Irregular fenestration of 4 three-light casements, one to left
and three to right of stack. Segmental heads to three right ground-
floor windows. Plain frieze to Bank window. Ribbed door to Bank
towards left end; door with flush panels, two top lights, segmental
head and flat bracketed hood to Bank House towards centre, with
blocked doorway adjacent to right. Similar panelled door with flat
bracketed hood to Bridgelands, between first and second windows from
right, and half-glazed door to Greenheys Cottage in short gabled
timber-framed rear wing to right. Interior: only partly inspected.
Moulded and brattished right end-of-hall beam. Four-centred arched
doorhead with hollow spandrels to rear wall of hall. Axial beam and
broad close-set joists to right end bay. Said to have crown-post
Listing NGR: TQ7469444534
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Source: English Heritage
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