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Morden Terrace, Rochester

Description: Morden Terrace

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 173103

OS Grid Reference: TQ7423767803
OS Grid Coordinates: 574237, 167803
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3825, 0.5025

Location: Maidstone Road, Strood, Medway ME1 1SF

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7467 NW
11/173 Nos 157-173 odd
(Morden Terrace)
Terrace of 9 houses. Second quarter of C19. Brick, part
rendered, the ground floor stuccoed throughout. Welsh slate
roofs. All houses have rear wings (with end stacks); ridge
stacks to main range. 2 storeys. Front: designed as a set
piece; symmetrical 4:1:4, the centre house standing forward under
a pedimented gable with a flowing trefoil window to gable wall,
and the name of the terrace contained within 2 moulded string
courses to either side. All houses with 2 1st floor windows
under flat arches, plate-glass sashes with margin panes set in
reveals. Coped parapet with cornice band. Projecting moulded
1st floor cornice; ground floor of each house with 3 round-headed
arches linked by moulded impost band, 2 with hornless sashes (the
upper round-headed) with margin panes, the 3rd with fielded panel
door under fanlight; paired panelled pilasters; these arches
create a continuous rhythm along the entire front. The row is
remarkably intact with the exception of No 157 which has a c.1900
shop front (fascia with console brackets) with plate-glass
windows but is otherwise as described above (although lacking a
cornice band).

Listing NGR: TQ7424767825

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Source: English Heritage

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