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Description: King's School with Walls Attached
MacLean House with Walls Attached
Date Listed: 2 December 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 173127
OS Grid Reference: TQ7427168404
OS Grid Coordinates: 574271, 168404
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3879, 0.5032
ROCHESTER THE PRECINCT
TQ 7468 SW
9/195 King's School
Former Canon's house, now part of King's School. 1841, designed
by Lewis Vulliamy; enlarged in 1911. 'Tudor domestic' style. Red
brick in Flemish bond; stone plinth and basement; stucco
dressings. Kent tile gable end roofs. Central staircase plan.
2 storeys with basement and attic. Front: symmetrical 2:1:2
window range, the central bay projecting an rising a full 3
storeys under a gable with stone coping and polygonal brick
stacks with stone caps to kneelers and gable wall apex. Central
porch with 4-centred arched doorway, advanced to frontage of site
and attached to flanking rubble ragstone walls. 2-light casement
windows throughout, except for single-light slit windows to
either side of centre bay; string course connects hood moulds of
1st floor windows and returns along end elevations. Quoining o
all angles. One and 2-light windows to end elevations with
clustered shafts to gable stacks. Cluster of 6 shafts to rear
stack of front range. The 1911 rear extension carefully designed
to complement the original range.
Interior: open well stair rises arond central entrance hall.
Date and architect in toward Colvin, A Biblioqraphical Dictionary
of British Architects (1978) p 858.
Listing NGR: TQ7427168410
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