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St Margaret's House and Building Adjacent to North East, Rochester

Description: St Margaret's House and Building Adjacent to North East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173142

OS Grid Reference: TQ7412368270
OS Grid Coordinates: 574123, 168270
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3868, 0.5010

Location: St Margaret's Street, Strood, Medway ME1 1UJ

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7468 SW
9/209 St Margaret's
House and building
adjacent to North-
Former private house, now part of the King's School. Late C18.
Brick. Double depth central entrance and stair hall plan with
services to rear. 2 and 3 storeys. Street front: asymmetrical
6-window range flanked by lower ranges of different heights. (3
windows to left, 2 to right). Painted brickwork; parapet with
cornice band and stone coping; sashes in exposed recessed frames
(6, 12 and 16 panes to 2nd 1st and ground floors) all under flat
brick arches and with stone sills. Left of centre doorcase with
cornice, frieze and pilasters; panelled door with overlight in
panelled reveals. The window to the right of the doorway is
blocked. Extension of front to left with 3 sashes to 1st floor
(2 set in altered openings), another sash with a blocked window
to ground; extension to right with 3 partially blocked windows
to ground, and 2 sashes to 1st floor. Both extensions with coped
parapet and cornice band. To the left of St Margaret's House,
and connected to it by a round-headed arched doorway, is the rear
wall of the adjacent building with 3 large raised panels,
parapet, cornice band and plinth, all in exposed brick. Garden
front: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 4-window range. 9-pane hornless
sashes to upper floor, 18-pane to ground with external shutters.
Shallow central ground-floor pediment with acroterions and
wreaths. Overhanging eaves and moulded eaves cornice. Hipped
slate roof.

Listing NGR: TQ7412368275

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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