DICKENS CHALET TO REAR OF EASTGATE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1116244
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1950
Statutory Address:
DICKENS CHALET TO REAR OF EASTGATE HOUSE, EASTGATE
Statutory Address:
DICKENS CHALET TO REAR OF EASTGATE HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
DICKENS CHALET TO REAR OF EASTGATE HOUSE, EASTGATE
Statutory Address:
DICKENS CHALET TO REAR OF EASTGATE HOUSE, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Medway (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 74480 68345

Details

ROCHESTER HIGH STREET TQ 7468 (EASTGATE) 9/141 Dickens Chalet to rear of Eastgate 24.10.50 House GV I Wooden chalet. C19. Timber framed, of Swiss type. 2 storeys; overhanging roof with decorative bargeboarding supported by shaped brackets. Windows to 1st floor only with external shutters, with balcony to E, shaped splat balusters, decorative pendant frieze, shaped brackets. Panelled double door with shuttered side openings, the upper panel pierced. Given to Charles Dickens by Charles Fetcher, the actor, and erected in the grounds of Godshill in 1865. Dickens did much of his writing in it between 1865 and his death in 1870. Before its final re- erection behind Eastgate House, it stood at the Crystal Palace and Cobham Hall. Graded for its association with Charles Dickens.

Listing NGR: TQ7447968345

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
173071
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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