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Latitude: 51.3792 / 51°22'45"N
Longitude: 0.6037 / 0°36'13"E
OS Eastings: 581293
OS Northings: 167677
OS Grid: TQ812676
Mapcode National: GBR QR9.HFM
Mapcode Global: VHJLW.FL0K
Entry Name: 497, 499, and 501, Lower Rainham Road
Listing Date: 21 December 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259732
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462584
Location: Medway, ME8
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
TQ86NW LOWER RAINHAM ROAD, Lower Rainham
686-1/8/74 (North side)
21/12/73 Nos.497, 499 AND 501
House, later shop, now 3 houses. Late C15, remodelled C17;
later rear ranges; refenestrated and altered mid-late C19.
Timber-framed, roughcast with brick external end and rear
stacks and tiled hipped roof.
PLAN: open hall house, with high end cross-wing (No.499),
remodelled with inserted floor and stacks in C17.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 5-window range. No.497 has right-hand C20
door, 6/6-pane ground-floor and tripartite first-floor sashes;
No.499 has central door with small canopy and flanking C19
small-paned shop window with cornice and paired first-floor
casement; No.501 with a central doorway with mid C20 door,
tripartite flanking ground-floor windows and central and
left-hand 2/2-pane sash.
Right-hand return has a large stack with offsets each side and
small flanking windows and a rear hipped C19 porch.
Left-hand rear extension.
INTERIOR: reported as having undershot cross passage with one
service door still visible. Fine crown post with octagonal
post and cap and square base. Moulded low end beam remains.
Staircase added and floor inserted in the C17.
Listing NGR: TQ8128967685
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