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The Archdeaconry

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3875 / 51°23'14"N

Longitude: 0.5022 / 0°30'7"E

OS Eastings: 574202

OS Northings: 168351

OS Grid: TQ742683

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.V3L

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.NDC6

Entry Name: The Archdeaconry

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173136

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
9/203 The Archdeaconry
24-10-50
GV II
House. C18 re-modelling of an earlier building, with later
alterations. Some timber framing; mainly brick in Flemish bond,
Kent tile hipped roof. Originally a 3-room, cross-passage plan,
much altered and disguised. Main range (under irregular roof
line) with large central ridge stack; to left, a mid C18 cross-
wing with 2 shallow , tall external lateral stacks; to right
another cross wing (with lateral stacks) projecting forward as
a storeyed coachhouse (now garage). 2 storeys (3 to rear, except
left (E) wing which is 2 storeys throughout). Front: 3 distinct
elements; central 5 window range, regular, with entrance (in
moulded architrave under swan-necked pediment) to left; chamfered
brick plinth. All windows (except centre, 1st floor which is
blocked) with 12-pane sashes. Dentilled cornice. 2 hipped
dormers. To left, taller 2-window cross-wing. Moulded and
dentilled cornice (returns to all sides) symmetrical, 12-pane
sash windows under rubbed brick arches. To right, lower
coachhouse range, renewed elliptical arched vehicle opening to
front wall, and 2 1st floor 12-pane sash windoiis to left return
(ie inner face of wing). Rear: irregular fenestration (except
to C18 crosswing which is as to front); the rear largely
weatherboarded. Gable bay with 2-light stair window over 12-pane
sash, window bays to left with 3-light casemerts to ground and
2nd floor, 16-pane sash to 1st; to right, tripartite sash over
doorway with wooden architrave (fluted pilasters, dentilled
entablature with triglyphs), the whole entrance bay under a
moulded cornice. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ7417468344

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