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Description: The Friars
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 172938
OS Grid Reference: TQ7408468529
OS Grid Coordinates: 574084, 168529
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3891, 0.5006
ROCHESTER BOLEY HILL
TQ 7468 NW
7/11 The Friars
House. early C18 altered in early C19. red brick; Kent tile
hipped roof. Originally with central entrance and stairs; these
were removed when the house was extended by a rear range
containing present stairs. 2 storeys and attic. Large ridge
stack. Front: symmetrical 4-window range (originally a 5-window
range, the centre window and doorway blocked); dentilled cornice
and plat band between storeys; later plate glass horned sashes
in reveals, flat window arches and rubbed birck surrounds. 2
flat-roofed dormers. Plain right return to main range (left
return abuts Langley House, qv). Tripartite doorway (to rear
range) under round-headed arch, with fanlight; small canted oriel
to 1st floor above. rear wall forms a party wall with
Whitefriars (qv). Interior: early to mid C19 open well stair,
stick balusters and wreathed rail, ramped to attic. 2 1st floor
rooms with large panelling (early C18) with moulded cornice.
Some early C18 door furniture.
Listing NGR: TQ7408468529
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Source: English Heritage
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