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156, EASTGATE (See details for further address information)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3868 / 51°23'12"N

Longitude: 0.5063 / 0°30'22"E

OS Eastings: 574486

OS Northings: 168288

OS Grid: TQ744682

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.WB8

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.QDHQ

Entry Name: 156, EASTGATE (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173011

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
(EASTGATE)
9/81 No 156
24.10.50
GV II*
Former town house, now offices. A C18 re-fronting and internal
re-modelling of a C17 building. Brick front, Kent tile mansard
roof; timber-framed to rear, partly weatherboarded, rendered and
brick clad. Double-depth plan; entrance hall and stair to left,
but stairs originally contained in a rear turret. 3 storeys and
attic. Front: regular 4-window range. 2 flat-roofed dormers,
one with a sash, the other with a 2-light casement window.
rebuilt parapet with stone coping. Moulded brick cornice. 12-
pane hornless sashes in reveals under flat window arches, with
stone sills, to all floors including the 2 to ground (where the
reveals continue below sill level). Left-hand wooden doorcase
with panelled reveals; panelled door with fanlight. Simpler
doorway to right. Interior: considerable remains of C18 wall
panelling, also internal shutters. Good lateral open oval well
stair rises through all floors, wreathed rail and stick
balusters. Some late C17 panelling to former framed stair
turret.


Listing NGR: TQ7448468287

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