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Linden House, Rochester

Description: Linden House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 173106

OS Grid Reference: TQ7479867960
OS Grid Coordinates: 574798, 167960
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3838, 0.5106

Location: Nag's Head Lane, Strood, Medway ME1 1BB

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7467 NE
12/176 No 2 Linden House
House. First quarter of C18, perhaps incorporating earlier rear
wall. Textured plaster render on brick, Kent tile roof. 2
chamber plan with central staircase. 2 storeys with attics, 3-
window range. 2 ground and 3 first floor flush wooden architrave
surround sashes with glazing bars, 12 panes each. Doorcase of
2 fluted pilasters with bracketted flat pentice, 8 panel raised
and fielded doors. 2 upper panels glazed. 2 hip-roofed dormers,
with fixed swivel casements. Wooden eaves box cornice, partly
replaced. Interior: Good dogleg stairs of c.1714 with hand rail
with snake-neck sweep at angles, 3 balusters per tread, cut
string, continuous to attic with all its details. 2 panel
fielded panelling to both ground floor rooms, 6 panel doors.
Rococo bolection moulded fireplace with c.1820 grate in room to
south, c.1820 fireplace and grate in room to north, boxed out
cornices to both rooms. Both first floor rooms panelled, partly
bolection moulded panel fields in rooms at north.

Listing NGR: TQ7483067997

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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