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Anchor House

A Grade II Listed Building in River, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3843 / 51°23'3"N

Longitude: 0.5107 / 0°30'38"E

OS Eastings: 574802

OS Northings: 168023

OS Grid: TQ748680

Mapcode National: GBR PPV.3YC

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.SGVM

Entry Name: Anchor House

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173022

Location: Medway, ME1

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: River

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 HIGH STREET (St
TQ 7468 SE
Margaret's Banks)
10/92 No 276 (Anchor
House)
24.10.50
II
House. Early C18 incorporating an earlier (perhaps C17)
structure. Plain coloured brick with red brick dressings; roof
material not visible. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys. Front:
regular 4-window range, the right-hand windows blank. Parapet
with stone coping. Sashes in revealed frames (the left-hand
sashes with 8-panes, the others with 12) under rubbed red brick
window arches with shaped keyblocks. 2nd floor windows have
rubbed red brick aprons in addition. Ground floor with
tripartite segmental bowed window with pilaster divisions and
flat modillion cornice. Good late C18 wooden doorcase (to left),
pilasters, cornice, pediment, panelled reveals (the top 3 panels
raised and fielded), and a 6-panelled door (the top 4 raised and
fielded) and oval fanlight with glazing bars, are approached by
stone swept steps with ramped iron rail. Interior undergoing
major renovation work at time of re-survey (1989); some framing
visible that may be C17, but full inspection not possible.


Listing NGR: TQ7479968019

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