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Mortuary of St Bartholemew's Hospital, Rochester

Description: Mortuary of St Bartholemew's Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 173097

OS Grid Reference: TQ7513667865
OS Grid Coordinates: 575136, 167865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3828, 0.5154

Location: Hospital Lane, Strood, Medway ME1 1DJ

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7567 NW
13/168 Mortuary of St
Garden building, now part of St Bartholemew's Hospital. Late C18
or early C19 painted stucco on brick, slate roofs. 2 storeys,
with lower wing now built up to 2 storeys gothick or 'Castle
Style'. Centre has one ground floor 4-centered arched door under
drip mould head with stairs and balustrade. First floor has 3
inserted c.1900 plate glass sash windows. 2 rounded towers at
angles with arrow slit openings to ground and first floors.
Drip-mould string runs across towers mid facade at first floor
level, similar string at parapet level with battlement. 2
storeys recessed wing at east has 3 gothick headed openings at
ground floor, second floor with hipped slate roof. Wing at west
has c.1960 first floor flat roofed addition. Small angle
buttresses with ogees at head at rear. A garden building eye
catcher to No 257 High Street to the north (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ7513667865

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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