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The Friars

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3891 / 51°23'20"N

Longitude: 0.5006 / 0°30'2"E

OS Eastings: 574084

OS Northings: 168529

OS Grid: TQ740685

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.TMS

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.MBJY

Entry Name: The Friars

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172938

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 BOLEY HILL
TQ 7468 NW
7/11 The Friars
24.10.50
GV II
House. early C18 altered in early C19. red brick; Kent tile
hipped roof. Originally with central entrance and stairs; these
were removed when the house was extended by a rear range
containing present stairs. 2 storeys and attic. Large ridge
stack. Front: symmetrical 4-window range (originally a 5-window
range, the centre window and doorway blocked); dentilled cornice
and plat band between storeys; later plate glass horned sashes
in reveals, flat window arches and rubbed birck surrounds. 2
flat-roofed dormers. Plain right return to main range (left
return abuts Langley House, qv). Tripartite doorway (to rear
range) under round-headed arch, with fanlight; small canted oriel
to 1st floor above. rear wall forms a party wall with
Whitefriars (qv). Interior: early to mid C19 open well stair,
stick balusters and wreathed rail, ramped to attic. 2 1st floor
rooms with large panelling (early C18) with moulded cornice.
Some early C18 door furniture.


Listing NGR: TQ7408468529

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