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17-39, Star Hill, Rochester

Description: 17-39, Star Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 173189

OS Grid Reference: TQ7464567997
OS Grid Coordinates: 574645, 167997
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3841, 0.5084

Location: Star Hill, Strood, Medway ME1 1XF

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7468 SE
10/255 Nos 17-39 (odd)
24.10.50 II
Terrace of 12 houses, in 6 pairs. Early C19. Flemish bond gault
brick, slate roofs mansarded; double pile plan. All 4 storeys
with attics Nos 17-31 2 bays, Nos 33-39 3 bays, stepped up hill
in pairs, each pair slightly stepped back from next. Nos 17-31
have one basement 16-pane, one ground - and a first floor 12-
pane, and 2 second floor smaller 12-pane sash windows with
glazing bars, all under flat rubbed brick arches. Nos 33-39 have
2 bay basements, 3 bays above, all sashes with glazing bars.
External stairs to each door, gault checks, Portland stone
treads, cast-iron rails with spear tops. Each has 6 panel door,
4 upper panels raised and fielded with semi-circular fanlights
with cast-iron glazing bars under 2 concentric semi-circular
arches. Some painted rubbed brick arches. Some fanlight glazing
bars missing, Nos 17-23 only intact. Coped parapets with lower
string course, single dormers now mostly with replacement
casements, originally sashes with glazing bars, surviving to No
17 only. Large stacks on each party wall division. No 39 alone
has surving front garden railings. Rear has areas, some with
single French doors, sashes with glazing bars above. Interiors:
Reeded cornices, 6 panel raised and fielded doors, stairs off
axis and top lit, stick balusters, turned newels, stained rails.
Built in pairs, No 25 said to be 1816, No 37 1810.

Listing NGR: TQ7463668030

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Source: English Heritage

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