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No 30, Incuding Railings to Basement Area at Front, Rochester

Description: No 30, Incuding Railings to Basement Area at Front

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173154

OS Grid Reference: TQ7409668261
OS Grid Coordinates: 574096, 168261
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3867, 0.5007

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
9/221 No 30, including
railings to
basement area at
House. C18 with later extensions, but incorporating part of a
Cl7 building to rear. Largely brick, the older work timber-
framed and clad; all (except front) rendered. Concrete pantiles
and Welsh slates to roof. The Cl7 range set back from street now
forms a rear wing to the C18 house which was itself extended at
the rear in the C19 and C20 forming a double-depth plan, with
centre right), rear stack to main range, and axial stack to Cl7
wing. 2 and (mainly) 3 storeys. Front: originally a symmetrical
3-storey, 3-window range, unbalanced by the addition of a 2-
storeyed canted bay to right. Parapet with cornice band and
stone coping. 2nd storey has Diocletian windows with sashes
(except to centre, which has a pivotal casement). Plat band
between 1st and 2nd floors which have tripartite sashes (2:4:2
and 4:12:4 panes respectively) to left window bay. Canted bay
with 4-pane side sashes, and tripartite sashes to centre, to each
floor. Doorcase with pediment and Ionic attached columns, and
half-glazed door. Basement area protected by spear-headed
railings, raised to centre over gate fo deliveries. Rear
elevation much altered with late C20 room and balcony over.
Internally, a Georgian (but much renewed) stair with wreathed
rail and turned newels. A Cl7 winder stair survives, along with
some framing and roof sections.

Listing NGR: TQ7409468261

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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