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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Sevenoaks, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2698 / 51°16'11"N

Longitude: 0.1934 / 0°11'36"E

OS Eastings: 553108

OS Northings: 154580

OS Grid: TQ531545

Mapcode National: GBR MN4.7QP

Mapcode Global: VHHPS.9BLX

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172191

Location: Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Sevenoaks

Built-Up Area: Sevenoaks

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Sevenoaks St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
1614
(East Side)
No 70
(National Westminster Bank)
TQ 5354/1/16 13.4.51
II
2.
Modern Georgian style building. Dated 1926. 4 storey pedimented facade
with 3 windows to each floor and centre circular attic window in pediment.
Red brick filth blue headers. Red brick quoins and dressings. Flat arches
of rubbed red headers over windows with centre projecting stone voussiors.
Centre stone voussoir over centre window on 1st floor carved and enriched.
Recessed rectangular brick panels of blue headers over 1st floor windows. Sash
windows in moulded exposed frames with glazing bars and projecting moulded stone
cills. Centre sash windows on all floors with 3 vertical panels. Narrower sash
windows to right and to left with 2 vertical panels. Top circular window
in pediment with glazing bars and 4 stone voussoirs placed diametrically.
Painted wooden moulded modillioned pediment with carved and enriched console
brackets and egg-and-dart moulded fillet. Leaded roof to pediment gable and
ridge tile roof to rear. Ground floor with slightly projecting office front
with 4 fluted Ionic columns suppoting moulded entablature with dentilled
cornice. Ornamental cast iron railings surmounting office front and forming
long narrow verandah in front of first floor windows. Stone plinth to office
front. Panelled double doors to left (up 3 moulded stone steps) with fan-
light over in moulded wooden arched surround with centre projecting voussoir.
2 office windows to right with glazing bars in wooden arched moulded surrounds.
2 ornamental panels of cast iron railings in front of both office windows. The
whole of the ground floor office front is of unpainted dark teak.


Listing NGR: TQ5310854580

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