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Grench Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3871 / 51°23'13"N

Longitude: 0.576 / 0°34'33"E

OS Eastings: 579335

OS Northings: 168487

OS Grid: TQ793684

Mapcode National: GBR PPR.VVY

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.XDVH

Entry Name: Grench Manor

Listing Date: 6 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267785

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462564

Location: Medway, ME7

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Gillingham North

Built-Up Area: Gillingham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Gillingham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


GILLINGHAM

TQ76NE GRANGE ROAD, Grange
686-1/7/68 (South side)
06/11/90 Grench Manor

II

House, extended, now retirement home. Mid-late C17, extended
to left and rear late C19. Flemish bond brick with a tiled
cross-gabled roof and ridge and gable stacks.
PLAN: single-depth with late C19 left-hand cross range and
rear C19 extensions.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 6-window range. Originally a
symmetrical 5-window front with outer windows closer,
right-hand 1-window range added, marked by a straight joint,
with a modillion eaves cornice.
Late C19 ashlar porch with stilted segmental-arched doorways
to front and sides on pilasters, 6-panel door and small
lancets in the sides. Rubbed brick flat arches to 2/2-pane
horned sashes in flush frames, and 3 hipped dormers with
3/3-pane sashes.
Left-hand projecting gable has plat bands, a full-height
canted bay with keyed cambered casements, and overhanging
timber-framed attic gable on carved brackets.
Right-hand late C19 end has raised ends to the coped gable,
and segmental-arched casements; behind is a mid C20
single-storey extension with parapet.
2 parallel rear ranges with varied fenestration including a
large first-floor E 10/10-pane sash in exposed frame.
INTERIOR: altered late C19 and mid C20, a large entrance hall
has a rear marble fire surround with an eared architrave and
shell moulding, and late C19 stair, right-hand room has C19
panelling, fire surround and late C18 6-panel door. First
floor has an early C19 marble fireplace with pilasters and
paterae and a C19 plain pilastered fireplace. Late C19 wing
has Adam-style fireplace with swag and central panel with urn.



Listing NGR: TQ7933568487

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