Description: Gillingham House
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226839
OS Grid Reference: TM4005893046
OS Grid Coordinates: 640058, 293046
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4825, 1.5340
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GILLINGHAM RECTORY ROAD
TM 49 SW
8/62 Gillingham House
25-9-51 (formerly listed as
17/22 The Rectory)
Former rectory house. Late C18. Brick, partly rendered and colourwashed.
Roofs of slate and black glazed pantiles. Two storeys and attics, two storey
rear wing. Unequal T-shaped plan, double pile to south. Facade of six bays;
sashes with glazing bars and cambered heads. Doorway with 6-panelled door
offset one bay to east: moulded architrave flanked by slim pilasters with
projecting canopy. Dentilled cornice. Four attic dormers with cambered lead
roofs. Eaves parapet. Parapeted and coped gables; east gable has brick
tumbling-in and internal chimney stack. West gable has elaborate external
stack with corbelled flues and weathered offsets with tumbling-in. Two storey
semicircular bay at west end of rear pile, partly slated, partly pantiled;
sashes with glazing bars, the ground floor openings with semicircular heads.
Two storey hipped range to rear with mainly C20 fenestration; later
lean-to's on west side, chimney stack off centre on ridge line. nterior:
principal ground floor rooms have C18 ceilings with geometrical rib patterns.
Good classical sitting room fireplace. Plain contemporary staircase.
Listing NGR: TM4005893046
Source: English Heritage
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