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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086491
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172985
Location: Rochester, Medway, ME1
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
Tagged with: Bank building
ROCHESTER HIGH STREET
7/54 No 40 (National
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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