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34 and 36, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3904 / 51°23'25"N

Longitude: 0.503 / 0°30'10"E

OS Eastings: 574242

OS Northings: 168679

OS Grid: TQ742686

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.MZP

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.N9RY

Entry Name: 34 and 36, High Street

Listing Date: 23 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172984

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 HIGH STREET
TQ 7468 NW
7/53 Nos 34 and 36
23.8.74
GV II
House, now shops with living accommodation above. Mid C18 re-
modelling of an earlier house. red brick with some early fine
pointing. 3½ storeys; symmetrical 5 window range. C20 shop
front set into a c.1900 surround with panelled pilasters, moulded
cornice and open ironwork brattishing. 12-pane sash windows to
1st and 2nd floors (hornless to 2nd); 6-pane sashes to upper half
storey. Sills and painted window arches throughout. Central
opening to each floor blocked. Parapet. Interior: c.1700 stair
with turned newels and balusters survives between 1st and 3rd
floor. One completely panelled room: 2 tiers of large panels
with moulded stiles and muntins. Some panelling to present hall
and corridors. 2 c.1900 fireplaces with tiled surrounds on 1st
floor. Below ground level are the remains of an early C14
valuted undercroft; the valut itself has collapsed (remains of
chamfered ribs survive, some embedded in later walling) but the
shaft and capitals are in situ: simple roll moulding to capitals
and bases with springers for quadrapartite vault.


Listing NGR: TQ7424268678

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