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78, BANK STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.273 / 51°16'22"N

Longitude: 0.5216 / 0°31'17"E

OS Eastings: 575988

OS Northings: 155669

OS Grid: TQ759556

Mapcode National: GBR PR7.0PK

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.083G

Entry Name: 78, BANK STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 30 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173358

Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Town: Maidstone

Electoral Ward/Division: High Street

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5278
BANK STREET
(South-East Side)
No 78
TQ 7555 NE 1/15 30.7.51.
II* GV

2.
A timber-framed house dated 1611, of which the 2nd and 3rd storeys have been
refronted in the C18. The 1st and 2nd floors overhang. The 1st floor is fronted
by 4 columns supporting the overhang of the 2nd floor, the 2 outer ones Ionic,
the 2 centre ones Corinthian. The latter flank a large C17 bay window with
a semi-circular head containing 6 lights of 2 tiers, the 2 centre ones flanked
by carved pilasters in the form of ornamental heads, with modillion cornice
over the whole. Below this bay is a long rectangular panel of fine pargetting
which has been coloured in modern times with the initials 'G.I.L.' and£the
date 1611 in the centre. Set back on each side of the bay are 2 similar but
upright panels, the north west one consisting of the Royal Arms, and the south-east
one of the Prince of Wales's feathers. The 2nd and 3rd floors have been refaced
with stucco in the C18. Tiled roof. Parapet. 2 windows on each of these
floors with glazing bars intact. The shop windows consist of 2 bays without
glazing bars. Iron columns now support the overhang of the 1st floor above.

Nos 73 to 88 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ7598955667

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