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150, 152 AND 154, HIGH STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade I Listed Building in Rochester, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3869 / 51°23'12"N

Longitude: 0.5062 / 0°30'22"E

OS Eastings: 574479

OS Northings: 168300

OS Grid: TQ744683

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.W8Y

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.QDGM

Plus Code: 9F329GP4+QF

Entry Name: 150, 152 AND 154, HIGH STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173010

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 HIGH STREET
TQ 7568 SW
(EASTGATE)
9/80 Nos 150, 152 and
154
24.10.50
GV I
Formerly a large town house, now 3 shops with flats above. Mid
C17, restored in 1864. Half timbered with brick cladding and
extensions to rear; Kent tile gable-end roofs. 3 storeys and
attic. Almost symmetrical 3 bays, each gabled, the 2nd and attic
storeys jettied; the 1st floor was originally jettied, too,
before the insertion of the shop fronts. All uprights carved
with geometric decoration; plain rails (2 to each floor). gable
walls each with one 2-light Yorkshire sash window with glazing
bars; bargeboarding and apex finials dated 1864. 1st and 2nd
floors both with oriels, one to each bay and set off-centre,
canted 1:5:1 (to side bays), 1:8:1 (to middle bay), with transom
and mullions (including a king mullion to centre oriel), ovolo
moulded and supported on caved console brackets. Between the two
right-hand bays and in line with enriched brick ridge stack, a
5-light window to each floor with transom and mullions. All
windows with glazing bars and a small number of casements. C20
shop fronts with wooden surrounds and plate glass windows, that
to No 150 (to right) with glazing bars and panelled plinth.
Right-hand return with jettied attic, a 5-light casement window
to gable wall; 1st and 2nd floor canted oriels continuous, 1:5:1
with transom and mullions. Brick underpinning. Rear: various
elements under catslides; 2 separately hipped wings, one with
massive ridge stack; lower gabled extensions. Interior not
inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ7447368302

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