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81, High Street, Rochester

Description: 81, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173055

OS Grid Reference: TQ7434368554
OS Grid Coordinates: 574343, 168554
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3892, 0.5043

Location: High Street, Strood, Medway ME1 1LX

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7468 NW
7/125 No 81
House with shop. Early C18. Brick; Welsh slate mansard roof
with dormer. There was a shop here in the C18, the house entered
through door to left. 3 storeys; regular 3-window range. Rubbed
brick window arches, flat to all but 1st floor centre which is
ogee-shaped; aprons to 2nd floor windows; 12-pane horned sashes
throughout (including dormer). 2 large S-tie rods. Raised panel
door to house entry. Shopfront of c.1900 with deeply recessed
central doorway. Rear: 16-pane hornless sash windows to
principal floors. Interior: some contemporary fittings survive:
1st floor panelling (the panels concealed or removed, the muntins
and rails intact), cyma moulded cornices, stair dado panelling
ramped with rail; stair itself with 3 turned balusters to each

Listing NGR: TQ7435368558

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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