1899 – London & Counties Bank, Clacton-on-sea, Essex

Architect: Baker & May


“This building is just completed. The ground floor consists of the bank office, manager’s room, waiting – room, and strong – rooms, Mo. ; the manager’s residence is arranged over. The first floor consists of dining and drawing-rooms, kitchen, scullery, ie. ; second floor four bedrooms, bath-room, etc.; third floor three bedrooms, cistern, and box-rooms. There are good separate basements for bank and residence. The fireproof flooring is by Messrs. Doman and Rodgers, and the strong-room doors and locks by Messrs. Hobbs and Co. The cost is about 1,000, and the general contract has been carried out by Messrs. Everett and Sons, of Colchester ; Mr. A.H. Baker, Clacton-on-Sea (of Baker and May, Colchester), is the architect, and Mr. Norman Demaid has acted as clerk of works.” Published in The Building News.