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St Margaret's House and Building Adjacent to North East

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3868 / 51°23'12"N

Longitude: 0.5011 / 0°30'3"E

OS Eastings: 574123

OS Northings: 168270

OS Grid: TQ741682

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.TSH

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.MDRR

Entry Name: St Margaret's House and Building Adjacent to North East

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173142

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 ST MARGARET'S
TQ 7468 SW
STREET
9/209 St Margaret's
House and building
adjacent to North-
East.
24-10-50
GV II
Former private house, now part of the King's School. Late C18.
Brick. Double depth central entrance and stair hall plan with
services to rear. 2 and 3 storeys. Street front: asymmetrical
6-window range flanked by lower ranges of different heights. (3
windows to left, 2 to right). Painted brickwork; parapet with
cornice band and stone coping; sashes in exposed recessed frames
(6, 12 and 16 panes to 2nd 1st and ground floors) all under flat
brick arches and with stone sills. Left of centre doorcase with
cornice, frieze and pilasters; panelled door with overlight in
panelled reveals. The window to the right of the doorway is
blocked. Extension of front to left with 3 sashes to 1st floor
(2 set in altered openings), another sash with a blocked window
to ground; extension to right with 3 partially blocked windows
to ground, and 2 sashes to 1st floor. Both extensions with coped
parapet and cornice band. To the left of St Margaret's House,
and connected to it by a round-headed arched doorway, is the rear
wall of the adjacent building with 3 large raised panels,
parapet, cornice band and plinth, all in exposed brick. Garden
front: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 4-window range. 9-pane hornless
sashes to upper floor, 18-pane to ground with external shutters.
Shallow central ground-floor pediment with acroterions and
wreaths. Overhanging eaves and moulded eaves cornice. Hipped
slate roof.


Listing NGR: TQ7412368275

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