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139, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Tonbridge, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1973 / 51°11'50"N

Longitude: 0.2756 / 0°16'32"E

OS Eastings: 559091

OS Northings: 146690

OS Grid: TQ590466

Mapcode National: GBR MP0.Y6Z

Mapcode Global: VHHQ6.Q5KH

Plus Code: 9F3257WG+W6

Entry Name: 139, High Street

Listing Date: 31 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178749

Location: Medway, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN9

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Medway

Built-Up Area: Tonbridge

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


3/120 No 139


Former bank, now offices.c1860 in Italianate style. Originally a branch of
the London and County Bank. Red brick in English bond with Bath stone
dressings. Roof concealed by parapet. 2 tall brick chimneystacks. 3 storeys
and basement, 4 windows. Large and elaborate stone cornice with brackets
and square floral motifs. 2nd floor has 4 round-headed arched windows with
moulded architraves and horns. 1st floor has 4 segmental-headed sashes with
cornices above and aprons below with console brackets and vermiculated
friezes. Fascia with the lettering "London & County Bank" almost rubbed
out and 2 blank panels. Ground floor has 4 round-headed arches with half
columns with composite heads, keystones depicting bearded ancients and
floral cornice above. 2 central round-headed windows. At each end are 6
fielded panelled doors with decorative iron grilles above. Under the
central windows are iron spikes and cambered openings to basement.

Listing NGR: TQ5909646690

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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