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St Catherine's Hospital with Wall and Railings to Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester East, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3835 / 51°23'0"N

Longitude: 0.5082 / 0°30'29"E

OS Eastings: 574635

OS Northings: 167923

OS Grid: TQ746679

Mapcode National: GBR PPV.98T

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.RHJ8

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

Listing Date: 23 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173188

Location: Medway, ME1

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester East

Built-Up Area: Rochester

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Rochester St Peter Parish Centre

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

ROCHESTER STAR HILL
TQ 7467 NE
12/254 St Catherine's
Hospital with wall
and railings to
front
23.8.74
II
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

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