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La Providence

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3887 / 51°23'19"N

Longitude: 0.5058 / 0°30'20"E

OS Eastings: 574444

OS Northings: 168501

OS Grid: TQ744685

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.W4F

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.QC77

Entry Name: La Providence

Listing Date: 19 December 1970

Last Amended: 17 January 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173064

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

In the entry for
ROCHESTER HIGH STREET
TQ 7468 AND TQ 7468 NW
7/134; 9/134 Nos 1-20, 21-31, and
33-40, La Providence
19.12.1979 (formerly Theobold
Square)
GV II

The Address and the Description shall be amended to read

TQ 7468 SW AND TQ 7468 NW ROCHESTER HIGH STREET
7/134; 9/134 Nos 1-20, 21-31, and
32-40, La Providence
19.12.1970 (formerly Theobold
Square)
GV II

Last but one sentence shall be amended to read "Nos 32-40 ----"

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ROCHESTER HIGH STREET
TQ 7468 AND TQ 7468 NW
7/134; 9/134 Nos 1-20, 21-31
and 33-40 La
Providence
19.12.70 (formerly Theobald
Square)
GV II
Almshouses; founded 1718 for poor French protestants and their
descendants. The present buildings are mid C19, substantially
renovated in 1957-9 by Grellier and Sons, who retained the front
elevations. Red brick; Welsh slate roofs. The almshouses are
grouped as 3 terraces forming 3 sides of a square. 2 storeys,
with basement and area, the front doors approached by means of
bridges with simple railings. Nos 1-20 (to left, W, of square),
an 18-window range; parapet with stone coping, 1st floor lintel
band and plat band between ground floor and basement 4-pane
horned sash windows in moulded surrounds, and cornices to ground
floor only. Doorways arranged in pairs with pilasters and
cornice; half-glazed doors. Sash windows to basement. Nos 21-31
a 10 window range, similar but with a central pediment,
containing a clock. Nos 33-40, a 10-window range opposite Nos
21-31, and identically treated. Rear elevations with sash
windows.


Listing NGR: TQ7423868684

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