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46, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3901 / 51°23'24"N

Longitude: 0.5032 / 0°30'11"E

OS Eastings: 574262

OS Northings: 168650

OS Grid: TQ742686

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.VCP

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.NBX5

Entry Name: 46, High Street

Listing Date: 19 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172988

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
7/57 No 46
19.2.70
GV II
House with shop (not used as a dwelling at time of re-survey,
1988). Late C15 substantially remodelled in the late C17, with
later alterations. Timber framed, weatherboarded, Kent tile
gable end roof. Brick ridge stack. 2 unit end-jetty plan with
later cross-wing to rear. 1½ storeys to front range (set end-on
to High Street); 2 storeyed rear wing. Front: weatherboarded,
deep 1st floor jetty. 3-light casement window to 1st floor.
Late C20 shop front. Sash windows to rear which is also
weatherboarded. Interior: Ground floor with raised panelling and
moulded cornice of c.1760. Lateral dogleg stair with turned
balusters, with associated panelled dado surviving in part. More
raised panelling to 1st floor rooms, internal panelled shutters
and panelled cupbaord doors with H and butterfly hinges. Planked
attic door with spur hinges. Front range with crown post roof:
principal members of the roof survive to front bay only: front
gable wall with downward struts largely intact. This building
is notable in that it retains the scale of the houses of the late
medieval High Street; it also contains a good set of c.1700 and
late fittings.


Listing NGR: TQ7426068647

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