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Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls (Domestic Science Block)

A Grade II Listed Building in River, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3811 / 51°22'51"N

Longitude: 0.5131 / 0°30'47"E

OS Eastings: 574983

OS Northings: 167665

OS Grid: TQ749676

Mapcode National: GBR PPV.BKC

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.VK34

Entry Name: Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls (Domestic Science Block)

Listing Date: 23 August 1974

Last Amended: 2 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172970

Location: Medway, ME4

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: River

Built-Up Area: Chatham

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 FORT PITT HILL
TQ 7467 NE
13/39 Fort Pitt Grammar
School for Girls
23.8.74 (Domestic Science
Block) formerly
listed as Domestic
Science Block at
Medway Technical
High School for
Girls)
II
Now part of Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls; originally a
barrack block to Fort Pitt (one of a system of Napoleonic forts
protecting the Medway towns) and subsequently served as a lunatic
asylum. Early C19. gault brick in English bond (rendered to
rear, S); Welsh slate hipped roof. 2 storeys. 2 large ridge
stacks. Coped parapet, dentil cornice and 1st floor sill band
extend around the whole building. Front (N): 5 window range, the
5 1st floor and 2 ground-floor windows with 24-pane sashes in
reveals under flat brick arches; later central porch. Gabled
single-storeyed projection to NW. Rear: symmetrical 5-window
range, windows as to front except ground floor, centre, which is
larger with late C20 glazing bars. Horned sashes and smaller
inserted windows to sides. Interior contains a dog-leg
staircase.


Listing NGR: TQ7497967664

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