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Cloister House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3883 / 51°23'17"N

Longitude: 0.5032 / 0°30'11"E

OS Eastings: 574265

OS Northings: 168448

OS Grid: TQ742684

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.VDB

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.NCVK

Entry Name: Cloister House

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Last Amended: 2 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173124

Location: Medway, ME1

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester West

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 THE PRECINCT
TQ 7468 SW
9/192 Cloister
House
(formerly
listed as
College
Green)
24.10.50
GV II
Houses (belonging to Cathedral). Late C19. Red brick, 1st floor
title hung, with tiled gabled-end roof. Attached at left to
Garth House (qv). 2 storeys. 6 window range. Paired or tripe
lancets to 1st floor in wooden frames. 4 paired and one set of
4 lancets in stone flush surrounds with transoms to ground floor;
off-centre doorway with simple pointed doorway. Internal porch
with tripartite doorway. One large ridge stack and an external
end stack that breaks through the heavy barge-boarding at right;
single lancets to either side; upper floor slightly jettied.
Rear wing with similar detailing. Asymmetrical rear elevation
with 2 tall stacks, and a variety of casement windows, some with
trefoil heads. Cloister House rises above the S wall of the
cloister buildings, see ref 9/188.


Listing NGR: TQ7426768444

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