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Chertsey's Gate

A Grade I Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3897 / 51°23'22"N

Longitude: 0.5037 / 0°30'13"E

OS Eastings: 574293

OS Northings: 168603

OS Grid: TQ742686

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.VHP

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.PB3H

Entry Name: Chertsey's Gate

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172991

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
7/60 Chertsey's Gate
(Also known as
24.10.50 College Gate and
Cemetery Gate)
GV I
Gateway giving access to Cathedral outer Precinct and lay
cemetery from High Street. Probably mid C14 (c.1334 when
precinct wall was erected). Lower part of rubble ragstone (with
flint banding to front and rear); timber-framed above with
renewed weatherboarding. 2 storeys and attic. Kent tiled gable-
end roof. To front and rear a wide 4-centred moulded arch with
hoodmould, the moulding cut back to ease vehicular access; upper
rooms reached by polygonal stair turret to SW. Blocked low
arches to both side walls. Unchamfered beam to simple timber
ceiling over passage. To front, 1st and attic floors jettied;
2 12-pane unhorned sash window to 1st floor, 2-light casement
window to gable wall. Rear with 1st floor jetty only; 16-pane
hornless sash window to 1st floor, 2-light casement above. Tiny
casement window to Boley Hill elevation. Interior of upper
floors not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ7429368603

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