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Lloyd's Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084851

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168995

Location: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Built-Up Area: Cranbrook

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 7736 SW & TQ 7736 SE
(south side)
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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