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46, High Street, Rochester

Description: 46, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 172988

OS Grid Reference: TQ7426268650
OS Grid Coordinates: 574262, 168650
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3901, 0.5032

Location: 58 High Street, Strood, Medway ME1 1LD

Locality: Rochester
County: Medway
Country: England
Postcode: ME1 1LD

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Listing Text

TQ 7468 NW
7/57 No 46
House with shop (not used as a dwelling at time of re-survey,
1988). Late C15 substantially remodelled in the late C17, with
later alterations. Timber framed, weatherboarded, Kent tile
gable end roof. Brick ridge stack. 2 unit end-jetty plan with
later cross-wing to rear. 1½ storeys to front range (set end-on
to High Street); 2 storeyed rear wing. Front: weatherboarded,
deep 1st floor jetty. 3-light casement window to 1st floor.
Late C20 shop front. Sash windows to rear which is also
weatherboarded. Interior: Ground floor with raised panelling and
moulded cornice of c.1760. Lateral dogleg stair with turned
balusters, with associated panelled dado surviving in part. More
raised panelling to 1st floor rooms, internal panelled shutters
and panelled cupbaord doors with H and butterfly hinges. Planked
attic door with spur hinges. Front range with crown post roof:
principal members of the roof survive to front bay only: front
gable wall with downward struts largely intact. This building
is notable in that it retains the scale of the houses of the late
medieval High Street; it also contains a good set of c.1700 and
late fittings.

Listing NGR: TQ7426068647

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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