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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainham North, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3789 / 51°22'44"N

Longitude: 0.6041 / 0°36'14"E

OS Eastings: 581327

OS Northings: 167649

OS Grid: TQ813676

Mapcode National: GBR QR9.HK0

Mapcode Global: VHJLW.FL7S

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462599

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
686-1/8/79 (North side)
24/02/50 The Old House

GV II

House. C15, altered late C16. Timber-framed with plaster
infill, limestone rubble and brick, with a brick ridge stack
and tiled hipped roof with right-hand cross wing.
PLAN: Wealden-type plan, with a lobby entry when the stack was
inserted, and right-hand service room under catslide.
EXTERIOR: Wealden frame with large square panels and C20
leaded lattice lights. Left-hand section jettied to front and
end with curved corner brackets, a larger one on the corner
and 2-light first-floor casement; left-hand return has
ground-floor compression braces and first-floor tension
braces, and central casements to each floor.
Central former hall range set back beneath the eaves with a
central curved brace, a mortice in the wall plate from a
former diagonal left-hand brace, and a tension brace in the
left-hand bay, former central doorway in line with the stack,
2 outer 3-light ground-floor casements and a right-hand
first-floor casement, some with diamond-section mullions.
Right-hand cross wing set forward with jettied upper floor,
and a left-hand buttress or former chimney, stone below and
brick above; 3-light casements, larger on the ground floor.
Brick service range on the right-hand return under a catslide
roof.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but reported as having octagonal
crown post roof and dragon beam to south-west corner.


Listing NGR: TQ8130267677

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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