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103, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester, Medway

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Latitude: 51.3885 / 51°23'18"N

Longitude: 0.505 / 0°30'17"E

OS Eastings: 574389

OS Northings: 168476

OS Grid: TQ743684

Mapcode National: GBR PPN.VY0

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.PCTD

Entry Name: 103, High Street

Listing Date: 19 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173063

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

TQ 7468 SW
9/133 No 103
One of a pair of houses that flanks the approach to La Providence
(formerly Theobald Square). Mid C19. Italianate. Brick with
heavy stucco detailing, Welsh slate hipped roof. Double-depth
plan with central hall and rear stair. 2½ storeys; 2 principal
fronts, one to High Street, the other to La Providence (and
visible from High Street). High Street elevation: regular 2-
window range, originally with a porch to the left, now replaced,
and a late C20 plate-glass shop window. Prominent moulded
cornice, heavy quoining and plat bands between floors. Upper
half-storey with 4-pane hornless sash windows; 1st floor horned
sashes in reveals with moulded window wurround, cornice and blind
housing. Fine wrought-iron balconies with palmettes (to lower
rail) and festoons (to upper rail), all supported on cast-iron
console brackets. La Providence elevation with the principal
entrance occupying the central of 3 bays and which is narrower
and slightly projects: round-headed recessed doorway with impost
band, large key block and moulded cornice; 6 panelled door and
fanlight. Late C20 plate glass shop windows to either side. 1st
floor: tripartite side windows with moulded surrounds and
cornice, and balconies as to High Street; centre sash window
similar but with no balcony. 2nd floor windows follow similar
pattern, but with simple brick surrounds. Interior not

Listing NGR: TQ7438968475

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