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The Good Companions Club Including Wall to Left Part of Frontage, Rochester

Description: The Good Companions Club Including Wall to Left Part of Frontage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173108

OS Grid Reference: TQ7469467923
OS Grid Coordinates: 574694, 167923
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3835, 0.5091

Location: 2A New Road, Rochester ME1 1BD

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7467 NW
12/178 No 3 (The Good
Companions Club)
24.10.50 including wall to
left part of
Former house, now a club, with service wing attached to left.
Early C19. Flemish bond gault brick; Welsh slate hipped roof.
End stacks. Double depth central entrance plan. 2 storeys.
Front (of main house): 3 bays, the centre bay projecting
slightly, with corner pilasters, all under moulded stucco
cornice. The windows are arranged to resemble Venetian windows:
all with sashes (6 panes below, 10 above) under a stone round-
headed arch, flanked by recessed sliding louvred shutters under
flat arches, with continuous stone sills. All details appear to
be original. Stone Ionic doorcase, frieze with 2 wreaths,
cornice and entablature. Service wing (with C20 cornice tile
roof), 2 window range with 12-pane sashes in reveals under flat
brick arches. Paired central, and 2 angle, inset pilaster
strips. Wall in front of service wing with cast-iron floriated
spikes to coping. C20 single storeyed extension to right. Rear:
mid C20 ground floor extension. Rendered 1st floor preserves
tripartite facade with 2 outer segmental bows with c.1900 barred
casements. Central c.1820 blank quatrefoil with plaster frame.
Recessed pilaster strips articulate the elevation. Right return
with 1st floor sash window in recessed panel.

Listing NGR: TQ7469167920

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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