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Nos 1-47, Cupola in Centre Court, Foord Almshouses Nos 48-64, 1-47

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3766 / 51°22'35"N

Longitude: 0.4946 / 0°29'40"E

OS Eastings: 573712

OS Northings: 167122

OS Grid: TQ737671

Mapcode National: GBR PPT.RTJ

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.JNBL

Entry Name: Nos 1-47, Cupola in Centre Court, Foord Almshouses Nos 48-64, 1-47

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173138

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: Borstal St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

ROCHESTER PRIESTFIELDS
TQ 76 NW
2/205 Nos 1-47, Cupola
in centre court,
Foord Almshouses
Nos 48-64, 1-47
24-10-50
GV II*
Central Cupola tempietto in centre of courtyard of Nos 1-47 Foord
Almshouses. 1927 by E Guy Dawber. Stone, wood and copper.
Circular and octagonal on plan, single storey with dome; paired
Tuscan Doric columns at angles, entablature and frieze broken
forward above with attached cartouche coats of arms, bell profile
conical roof. Statue of Flora (?) by Ernest Gilick now in
forecourt of Foord Almshouses Nos 48-64 was formerly on apex of
dome.


Listing NGR: TQ7367067086

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