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Description: 156, Eastgate (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173011
OS Grid Reference: TQ7448668288
OS Grid Coordinates: 574486, 168288
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3868, 0.5063
ROCHESTER HIGH STREET
9/81 No 156
Former town house, now offices. A C18 re-fronting and internal
re-modelling of a C17 building. Brick front, Kent tile mansard
roof; timber-framed to rear, partly weatherboarded, rendered and
brick clad. Double-depth plan; entrance hall and stair to left,
but stairs originally contained in a rear turret. 3 storeys and
attic. Front: regular 4-window range. 2 flat-roofed dormers,
one with a sash, the other with a 2-light casement window.
rebuilt parapet with stone coping. Moulded brick cornice. 12-
pane hornless sashes in reveals under flat window arches, with
stone sills, to all floors including the 2 to ground (where the
reveals continue below sill level). Left-hand wooden doorcase
with panelled reveals; panelled door with fanlight. Simpler
doorway to right. Interior: considerable remains of C18 wall
panelling, also internal shutters. Good lateral open oval well
stair rises through all floors, wreathed rail and stick
balusters. Some late C17 panelling to former framed stair
Listing NGR: TQ7448468287
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Source: English Heritage
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