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51, High Street, Rochester

Description: 51, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173045

OS Grid Reference: TQ7429668637
OS Grid Coordinates: 574296, 168637
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3900, 0.5037

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

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7468 NW
7/115 No 51
House with restaurant. Mainly mid C17 with early C18 facade.
Grey brick with red brick dressings (to front); Kent tile roof
with dormer. Single-depth front range with wing to rear the
framing of the whole building largely intact. Front: 3 storeys;
regular 3-window range. Parapet with stone coping and simple
brick cornice band. Rubbed brick cambered window arches with
keystones and stone sills; later C19 4-pane plate-glass horned
sashes to upper floors. Ground floor stuccoed; doorway to left
with panelled reveals, plain pilasters and moulded canopy;
panelled door with rectangular overlight. Large early C19 shop
window under moulded segmental arch with panelled pilasters.
Lead rainwater head between Nos 51 and 53. Interior: fragment
of C17 decorative work such as cornices; more probably survives
concealed. A C17 4-light window in the wing with large chamfered
mullions, is exposed in the side wall of the wing (1st floor):
it contains some C19 coloured glass.

Listing NGR: TQ7430668639

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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