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Description: 34 and 36, High Street
Date Listed: 23 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 172984
OS Grid Reference: TQ7424268679
OS Grid Coordinates: 574242, 168679
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3904, 0.5030
ROCHESTER HIGH STREET
TQ 7468 NW
7/53 Nos 34 and 36
House, now shops with living accommodation above. Mid C18 re-
modelling of an earlier house. red brick with some early fine
pointing. 3½ storeys; symmetrical 5 window range. C20 shop
front set into a c.1900 surround with panelled pilasters, moulded
cornice and open ironwork brattishing. 12-pane sash windows to
1st and 2nd floors (hornless to 2nd); 6-pane sashes to upper half
storey. Sills and painted window arches throughout. Central
opening to each floor blocked. Parapet. Interior: c.1700 stair
with turned newels and balusters survives between 1st and 3rd
floor. One completely panelled room: 2 tiers of large panels
with moulded stiles and muntins. Some panelling to present hall
and corridors. 2 c.1900 fireplaces with tiled surrounds on 1st
floor. Below ground level are the remains of an early C14
valuted undercroft; the valut itself has collapsed (remains of
chamfered ribs survive, some embedded in later walling) but the
shaft and capitals are in situ: simple roll moulding to capitals
and bases with springers for quadrapartite vault.
Listing NGR: TQ7424268678
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