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Chertsey's Gate, Rochester

Description: Chertsey's Gate

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 172991

OS Grid Reference: TQ7429368603
OS Grid Coordinates: 574293, 168603
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3897, 0.5037

Location: College Yard, Strood, Medway ME1 1JY

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7468 NW
7/60 Chertsey's Gate
(Also known as
24.10.50 College Gate and
Cemetery Gate)
Gateway giving access to Cathedral outer Precinct and lay
cemetery from High Street. Probably mid C14 (c.1334 when
precinct wall was erected). Lower part of rubble ragstone (with
flint banding to front and rear); timber-framed above with
renewed weatherboarding. 2 storeys and attic. Kent tiled gable-
end roof. To front and rear a wide 4-centred moulded arch with
hoodmould, the moulding cut back to ease vehicular access; upper
rooms reached by polygonal stair turret to SW. Blocked low
arches to both side walls. Unchamfered beam to simple timber
ceiling over passage. To front, 1st and attic floors jettied;
2 12-pane unhorned sash window to 1st floor, 2-light casement
window to gable wall. Rear with 1st floor jetty only; 16-pane
hornless sash window to 1st floor, 2-light casement above. Tiny
casement window to Boley Hill elevation. Interior of upper
floors not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7429368603

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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