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Chapel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainham North, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3795 / 51°22'46"N

Longitude: 0.6022 / 0°36'7"E

OS Eastings: 581187

OS Northings: 167713

OS Grid: TQ811677

Mapcode National: GBR QR9.H2K

Mapcode Global: VHJLW.DL69

Entry Name: Chapel House

Listing Date: 21 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462707

Location: Medway, ME8

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rainham North

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Rainham St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


GILLINGHAM

TQ86NW PUMP LANE, Lower Rainham
686-1/8/80 (West side)
21/12/73 Nos.1 AND 2
Chapel House

II

House, now two. Mid-late C15, altered early-mid C16, altered
early C20.
MATERIALS: timber-framed, rendered rear and weatherboarded
left-hand end, with a large right-hand brick external stack,
rear left-hand gable stack and rear central external stack,
and a half hipped tiled roof with left-hand hipped cross
range.
PLAN: 3-room parallel plan with a right-hand rear outshut to
No.1.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement; 9-window range. A
close-studded front has a continuous jettied first-floor in
three sections, the left-hand one projecting and with a
jettied return, and a hipped roof front and rear.
Mostly late C16 windows with flanking clerestory windows,
blocked on the first floor, mostly C19 casements; right-hand
and left side of middle section have ground-floor 3-light
transom and mullion windows with small flanking lights, with
C20 first-floor window above; left-hand 1-window range section
has C19 cross windows, and a curved brace with a moulded base
to the corner post.
Large right-hand stack has offset toward the front and ridge
section of roof connecting to the house; to the rear is a
plain C20 door, with C20 windows above and to the side of the
outshut.
Left-hand return is weatherboarded to upper floor, with C20
windows, and a rear C20 extension with a gable stack and C20
door.
Rear has a central single-storey gable with a stack, and a
shallow raking dormer to the attic.
INTERIOR: not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ8034766348

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