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Latitude: 51.096 / 51°5'45"N
Longitude: 0.5339 / 0°32'2"E
OS Eastings: 577526
OS Northings: 136020
OS Grid: TQ775360
Mapcode National: GBR PTC.9S7
Mapcode Global: FRA D607.1V6
Entry Name: Lloyd's Bank
Listing Date: 9 June 1952
Last Amended: 19 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1084851
English Heritage Legacy ID: 168995
Location: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Built-Up Area: Cranbrook
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
CRANBROOK HIGH STREET
TQ 7736 SW & TQ 7736 SE
9/146 & 10/146
Lloyd's Bank, (formerly
9.6.52 listed as Woodside
(Loyd's Bank Ltd))
Cloth hall, now bank. Late C15, floored in C16, restored in early 1950's.
Timber framed on random rubble plinth with restored half timbered and close
studded front with some curved braces, of which only a small monority are
original timbers. Plain tiled roof with jettied gabled cross wing to left.
Carved bargeboards on return gable. Side stack to left on stone-dressed brick
chimney breast with off-sets. Jetty to left under gable with moulded bres-
summer. 2 storeys. Irregular four window front with 2 windows on both floors
under gable, and 2 windows on block to left. Wood-framed lattice casement
cross-windows except those on both floors to right, triple, width casements.
Doorway in centre, Tudor arched with boarded and ribbed door. Interior: The
frame is intact, though heavily restored and the structure is of exceptional
interest. The jowls of the wall posts can be seen on the first floor. Heavily
roll moulded primary ceiling beams and chamfered second arm ceiling beams with
decorated lamb's tongue stops, on ground floor. Low Tudor-arched roll moulded
fire surround. Redundant crown post roof with side purlins and ties from side
purlins to collar purlin. Collar purlin crown post roof over solar.
Listing NGR: TQ7753736011
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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