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Latitude: 51.3803 / 51°22'48"N
Longitude: 0.5146 / 0°30'52"E
OS Eastings: 575087
OS Northings: 167580
OS Grid: TQ750675
Mapcode National: GBR PPV.JWJ
Mapcode Global: VHJLT.VKWR
Entry Name: Crimea House fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls
Listing Date: 24 October 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1336107
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172968
Location: Medway, ME4
Electoral Ward/Division: River
Built-Up Area: Chatham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Rochester St Peter Parish Centre
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
ROCHESTER FORT PITT HILL
13/37 Crimea House (Fort
24.10.50 Pitt Grammar
School for Girls)
Former barracks hospital block. Late C18 or early C19. English
bond gault brick; Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys. 6-window
pedimented centre, 5-window flanking wings. Centre and paired
end bays slightly advanced. Centre has 2 tripartite plate-glass
sash windows and blocked round-headed arch to ground; 1st floor
with 3 c.1900 horned plate glass sashes to left and 3 18-pane
sashes (possibly early C19) to right, that to the centre under
a cambered brick arch designed for a larger window now blocked.
Stone dentil shallow pediment. Flanking recessed bays have 3 12-
pane sashes in reveals to each floor (one converted into a door);
the advanced side bays have 2 ground floor 12-pane sashes, the
1st floor with similar sashes to left, 18-pane sashes to right,
all in reveals and under flat window arches. Dentil eaves
cornice. Stepped stone terrace with footings of former verandah.
3 ridge stacks. The building was used as a hospital during the
Crimea war (hence its name) and was visited by Queen Victoria.
Listing NGR: TQ7509367588
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