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Nos 1-47, Cupola in Centre Court, Foord Almshouses Nos 48-64, 1-47, Rochester

Description: Nos 1-47, Cupola in Centre Court, Foord Almshouses Nos 48-64, 1-47

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173138

OS Grid Reference: TQ7371267122
OS Grid Coordinates: 573712, 167122
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3766, 0.4946

Location: Priestfields, Strood, Medway ME1 3AG

Locality: Rochester
County: Medway
Country: England
Postcode: ME1 3AG

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Listing Text

TQ 76 NW
2/205 Nos 1-47, Cupola
in centre court,
Foord Almshouses
Nos 48-64, 1-47
Central Cupola tempietto in centre of courtyard of Nos 1-47 Foord
Almshouses. 1927 by E Guy Dawber. Stone, wood and copper.
Circular and octagonal on plan, single storey with dome; paired
Tuscan Doric columns at angles, entablature and frieze broken
forward above with attached cartouche coats of arms, bell profile
conical roof. Statue of Flora (?) by Ernest Gilick now in
forecourt of Foord Almshouses Nos 48-64 was formerly on apex of

Listing NGR: TQ7367067086

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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