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51, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.39 / 51°23'24"N

Longitude: 0.5037 / 0°30'13"E

OS Eastings: 574296

OS Northings: 168637

OS Grid: TQ742686

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.VJW

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.PB48

Entry Name: 51, High Street

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173045

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
7/115 No 51
24.10.50
GV II
House with restaurant. Mainly mid C17 with early C18 facade.
Grey brick with red brick dressings (to front); Kent tile roof
with dormer. Single-depth front range with wing to rear the
framing of the whole building largely intact. Front: 3 storeys;
regular 3-window range. Parapet with stone coping and simple
brick cornice band. Rubbed brick cambered window arches with
keystones and stone sills; later C19 4-pane plate-glass horned
sashes to upper floors. Ground floor stuccoed; doorway to left
with panelled reveals, plain pilasters and moulded canopy;
panelled door with rectangular overlight. Large early C19 shop
window under moulded segmental arch with panelled pilasters.
Lead rainwater head between Nos 51 and 53. Interior: fragment
of C17 decorative work such as cornices; more probably survives
concealed. A C17 4-light window in the wing with large chamfered
mullions, is exposed in the side wall of the wing (1st floor):
it contains some C19 coloured glass.


Listing NGR: TQ7430668639

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