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296 and 298, High Street (See Details for Further Address Information), Rochester

Description: 296 and 298, High Street (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 March 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 173026

OS Grid Reference: TQ7486567982
OS Grid Coordinates: 574865, 167982
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3839, 0.5116

Location: A2, Strood, Medway ME1 1HS

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7467 NE
Margaret's Banks)
12/96 Nos 296 and 298
Two houses, now offices. C17 in part, considerably altered late
C20. Timber-framed with brick end walls and underbuilding;
weatherboarding to 1st floor throughout (all re-clad in 1980s);
Kent-tile gabled-end roofs. Front range (each house separately
roofed) with rear wings. 2 storeys and attic. Front: entirely
rebuilt in 1980s 4-window range (2:2) 2-light hipped dormer to
No 298. 12-pane horned sashes in revealed frames to 1st floor.
1st floor jettied and supported on corbelled brick piers. 2 shop
fronts with barred windows. Rear wing has a jettied 2nd floor
gabled attic room with a 2-light casement, and a canted oriel
supported by C17 caryatid brackets; otherwise the windows are
sashes in revealed frames and casements, all renewed. Ridge
stack. Interior not fully inspected but appears to have a few
remaining contemporary features to ground-floor.

Listing NGR: TQ7486167984

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Source: English Heritage

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