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King's School with Walls Attached maclean House with Walls Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3879 / 51°23'16"N

Longitude: 0.5032 / 0°30'11"E

OS Eastings: 574271

OS Northings: 168404

OS Grid: TQ742684

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.VDG

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.NCXW

Plus Code: 9F329GQ3+57

Entry Name: King's School with Walls Attached maclean House with Walls Attached

Listing Date: 2 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173127

Location: Rochester, Medway, ME1

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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Description


ROCHESTER THE PRECINCT
TQ 7468 SW
9/195 King's School
(Maclean House)
with walls
attached
II
Former Canon's house, now part of King's School. 1841, designed
by Lewis Vulliamy; enlarged in 1911. 'Tudor domestic' style. Red
brick in Flemish bond; stone plinth and basement; stucco
dressings. Kent tile gable end roofs. Central staircase plan.
2 storeys with basement and attic. Front: symmetrical 2:1:2
window range, the central bay projecting an rising a full 3
storeys under a gable with stone coping and polygonal brick
stacks with stone caps to kneelers and gable wall apex. Central
porch with 4-centred arched doorway, advanced to frontage of site
and attached to flanking rubble ragstone walls. 2-light casement
windows throughout, except for single-light slit windows to
either side of centre bay; string course connects hood moulds of
1st floor windows and returns along end elevations. Quoining o
all angles. One and 2-light windows to end elevations with
clustered shafts to gable stacks. Cluster of 6 shafts to rear
stack of front range. The 1911 rear extension carefully designed
to complement the original range.
Interior: open well stair rises arond central entrance hall.
Date and architect in toward Colvin, A Biblioqraphical Dictionary
of British Architects (1978) p 858.


Listing NGR: TQ7427168410

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