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DICKENS CHALET TO REAR OF EASTGATE HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: DICKENS CHALET TO REAR OF EASTGATE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1116244

Location

DICKENS CHALET TO REAR OF EASTGATE HOUSE, EASTGATE
DICKENS CHALET TO REAR OF EASTGATE HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Medway

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 173071

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TQ 74480 68345

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