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Cloister House, Rochester

Description: Cloister House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173124

OS Grid Reference: TQ7426568448
OS Grid Coordinates: 574265, 168448
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3883, 0.5032

Location: 1 King's Orchard, Strood, Medway ME1 1SX

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7468 SW
9/192 Cloister
listed as
Houses (belonging to Cathedral). Late C19. Red brick, 1st floor
title hung, with tiled gabled-end roof. Attached at left to
Garth House (qv). 2 storeys. 6 window range. Paired or tripe
lancets to 1st floor in wooden frames. 4 paired and one set of
4 lancets in stone flush surrounds with transoms to ground floor;
off-centre doorway with simple pointed doorway. Internal porch
with tripartite doorway. One large ridge stack and an external
end stack that breaks through the heavy barge-boarding at right;
single lancets to either side; upper floor slightly jettied.
Rear wing with similar detailing. Asymmetrical rear elevation
with 2 tall stacks, and a variety of casement windows, some with
trefoil heads. Cloister House rises above the S wall of the
cloister buildings, see ref 9/188.

Listing NGR: TQ7426768444

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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