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Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls (Domestic Science Block), Rochester

Description: Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls (Domestic Science Block)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 172970

OS Grid Reference: TQ7498367665
OS Grid Coordinates: 574983, 167665
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3811, 0.5131

Location: Fort Pitt Hill, Strood, Medway ME4 6TJ

Locality: Rochester
County: Medway
Country: England
Postcode: ME4 6TJ

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Listing Text

TQ 7467 NE
13/39 Fort Pitt Grammar
School for Girls
23.8.74 (Domestic Science
Block) formerly
listed as Domestic
Science Block at
Medway Technical
High School for
Now part of Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls; originally a
barrack block to Fort Pitt (one of a system of Napoleonic forts
protecting the Medway towns) and subsequently served as a lunatic
asylum. Early C19. gault brick in English bond (rendered to
rear, S); Welsh slate hipped roof. 2 storeys. 2 large ridge
stacks. Coped parapet, dentil cornice and 1st floor sill band
extend around the whole building. Front (N): 5 window range, the
5 1st floor and 2 ground-floor windows with 24-pane sashes in
reveals under flat brick arches; later central porch. Gabled
single-storeyed projection to NW. Rear: symmetrical 5-window
range, windows as to front except ground floor, centre, which is
larger with late C20 glazing bars. Horned sashes and smaller
inserted windows to sides. Interior contains a dog-leg

Listing NGR: TQ7497967664

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Source: English Heritage

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