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Old Bank House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168662

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122905

Location: Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, SS9

County: Southend-on-Sea

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

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Listing Text

LEIGH HILL
1.
5219
ELEIGH-ON-SEA
No 42
(Old Bank House)
TQ 8485 6/53 1.1.73.
II
2.
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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