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Rudely but surely they bedded the plinth of the days to come.
Behind the feet of the Legions and before the Norseman’s ire
Rudely but greatly begat they the framing of State and Shire
Rudely but deeply they laboured, and their labour stand till now.
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Author Topic: St Margarets Banks, Rochester High St.  (Read 2592 times)

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Offline smiffy

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Re: St Margarets Banks, Rochester High St.
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2015, 20:12:25 »
Cheers.

I thought they might be entrances to cellars but wasn't sure. Strange that there are only two of them.

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Re: St Margarets Banks, Rochester High St.
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2015, 18:58:50 »
There were some gents toilets embedded in the banks along with a few cellars, H S Bagshaw Ltd, 235 High St., metal workers, used to store some metal in one of them.
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Re: St Margarets Banks, Rochester High St.
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2015, 18:37:02 »
They open into cellars under the Banks Roadway.

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St Margarets Banks, Rochester High St.
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2015, 16:39:13 »
I was wondering if anyone knows the purpose of these doorways set into the side of St Margarets Banks in Rochester High Street?
They are only present in the section between Bath Hard and Nags Head Lane. The only other one fronts the Medway Little Theatre much further along. Image via Google Street View.

 

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