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497, 499, and 501, Lower Rainham Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainham North, Medway

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462584

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 LOWER RAINHAM ROAD, Lower Rainham
686-1/8/74 (North side)
21/12/73 Nos.497, 499 AND 501

GV II

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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