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Latitude: 51.54 / 51°32'24"N
Longitude: 0.6537 / 0°39'13"E
OS Eastings: 584128
OS Northings: 185682
OS Grid: TQ841856
Mapcode National: GBR Y2N.BB
Mapcode Global: VHJL4.8KY9
Entry Name: Old Bank House
Listing Date: 1 January 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1168662
English Heritage Legacy ID: 122905
Location: Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, SS9
Civil Parish: Leigh-on-Sea
Built-Up Area: Southend-on-Sea
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Leigh St Clement
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
(Old Bank House)
TQ 8485 6/53 1.1.73.
A C18 timber-framed and plastered house, altered and added to in the C19 and
C20. The rear part is weatherboarded. The house stands on steeply sloping
ground with 2 storeys on the north and 3 storeys on the south. A later C19 brick
addition with a parapet was built on the east side and a 2-storey music room
and library was built on the south side (1912-13). The north front has 2 window
range to the original house and 1 window range to the addition, double-hung
sashes with glazing bars. The ground storey has a 3-light window. The south
addition has a large mullioned and transomed splayed bay rising through 2 storeys,
with leaded lights. On the east side there is a 5-panel door with the upper
panel glazed, with panelled architrave and corner roundels with lions heads.
Roof slate, hipped. The interior has a number of C18 features including a doorcase
with shouldered architrave and a moulded panel with the words "Ye Old Bank House"
and carved enrichment, a staircase with cut strings and carved spandrels, turned
balusters and a "Corinthian" newel post and a mantelpiece. The music room, now
a studio, has Art Nouveau features.
Listing NGR: TQ8412885682
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