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126, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3876 / 51°23'15"N

Longitude: 0.5056 / 0°30'20"E

OS Eastings: 574434

OS Northings: 168377

OS Grid: TQ744683

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.W3J

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.QD42

Entry Name: 126, High Street

Listing Date: 23 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173005

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 SW
9/74 No 126
23.8.74
GV II
Shop. Possibly late C17, considerably altered. Timber-framed
(although none of the original framing is visible externally);
Kent-tile gable-end roof. Rear stack. Originally a 2-unit range
(running parallel to street) with rear wing. 2 storeys. Front:
rendered with false framing. 2 window range, the window bays
projecting slightly. 1st floor with 12-pane horned sash windows
(one to the right a dummy); deeply overhanging shop front could
conceal jetty; altered shop front, C19, with pilasters, central
double door, half-glazed with ventilator panels over; tiled
plinth. Right return with mock timber framing with some brick
cladding. Rear wing with 16-pane hornless sash window to 1st
floor. Later lean-to. Interior: ceiling beams to ground floor
with simple chamfer or cyma mouldings and scroll stops. Stair
adjacent to rear stack serves both main range and rear wing.
Some studwork visible to 1st floor.


Listing NGR: TQ7443468377

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