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St Catherine's Hospital with Wall and Railings to Front, Rochester

Description: St Catherine's Hospital with Wall and Railings to Front

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 173188

OS Grid Reference: TQ7463567922
OS Grid Coordinates: 574635, 167922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3835, 0.5082

Location: Star Hill, Strood, Medway ME1 1XB

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7467 NE
12/254 St Catherine's
Hospital with wall
and railings to
Almshouses. Dated 1805, the charity dating back to 1316.
English bond red brick, slate roofs. Single storey block 14 bays
long in 3-3-3-3-2 bay arrangement. Tudor-Gothick style. 9
casement cross windows under 4-centred flat rubbed brick arches.
5 bays brought forward with chamfered jambs and 2 concentric
rubbed brick arches. Originally to house doors, now windows.
Deep projecting eaves, 6 stacks with 3 diagonally set stacks
each. 3 central bays have coped parapet projection eaves with
inscription. Attached brick parapet wall with contemporary spear
topped rails. Rear facade repeats that to Star Hill. Fall of
hill to south allows for 2 storey elevation to King Street. Later
addition to Delce Street frontage, much altered, with Tudor
Gothick details.

Listing NGR: TQ7463767891

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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