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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3903 / 51°23'24"N

Longitude: 0.5031 / 0°30'11"E

OS Eastings: 574250

OS Northings: 168665

OS Grid: TQ742686

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.VBB

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.NBT2

Plus Code: 9F329GR3+46

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 2 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172985

Location: Rochester, Medway, ME1

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Rochester

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Rochester St Peter Parish Centre

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Description


ROCHESTER HIGH STREET
TQ 7468
7/54 No 40 (National
Westminster Bank)
GV II
Bank. Late C19. Free Renaissance style. Finely pointed red
brick with stone dressings (white limestone and yellow
sandstone). 3 storeys; almost symmetrical 3-window range.
Quoins; open parapet with bulbous balusters; 2nd floor windows;
1:2:1, round-headed, flanked by composite pilasters, panelled
aprons, the pediments breaking into the parapet, the central
segmental pediment containing bank initials and floral relief.
1st floor windows: 2:3:2, with heavy surrounds, the central oriel
window corbelled out with large console bracket, all set under
panelled cornice. Ground floor, 3 windows and right-hand
entrance all with shouldered arches with Corinthian pilasters and
panelled plinth. Left-hand shaped stone stack; right-hand stack
rebuilt in brick.

Note: the extension of the bank to the right (No 38) is not
included in this list. (The site was formerly occupied by a
Grade III building, now demolished).


Listing NGR: TQ7424268658

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