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The Good Companions Club Including Wall to Left Part of Frontage

A Grade II Listed Building in River, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3835 / 51°23'0"N

Longitude: 0.5091 / 0°30'32"E

OS Eastings: 574694

OS Northings: 167923

OS Grid: TQ746679

Mapcode National: GBR PPV.9HD

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.RHZ8

Entry Name: The Good Companions Club Including Wall to Left Part of Frontage

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173108

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 NEW ROAD
TQ 7467 NW
12/178 No 3 (The Good
Companions Club)
24.10.50 including wall to
left part of
frontage
GV II
Former house, now a club, with service wing attached to left.
Early C19. Flemish bond gault brick; Welsh slate hipped roof.
End stacks. Double depth central entrance plan. 2 storeys.
Front (of main house): 3 bays, the centre bay projecting
slightly, with corner pilasters, all under moulded stucco
cornice. The windows are arranged to resemble Venetian windows:
all with sashes (6 panes below, 10 above) under a stone round-
headed arch, flanked by recessed sliding louvred shutters under
flat arches, with continuous stone sills. All details appear to
be original. Stone Ionic doorcase, frieze with 2 wreaths,
cornice and entablature. Service wing (with C20 cornice tile
roof), 2 window range with 12-pane sashes in reveals under flat
brick arches. Paired central, and 2 angle, inset pilaster
strips. Wall in front of service wing with cast-iron floriated
spikes to coping. C20 single storeyed extension to right. Rear:
mid C20 ground floor extension. Rendered 1st floor preserves
tripartite facade with 2 outer segmental bows with c.1900 barred
casements. Central c.1820 blank quatrefoil with plaster frame.
Recessed pilaster strips articulate the elevation. Right return
with 1st floor sash window in recessed panel.


Listing NGR: TQ7469167920

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