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Eastgate House

High Street, Rochester ME1 1ER, England
01634 338106
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A beautiful house.

Eastgate House is a grade one listed building in Rochester’s historic High Street. This beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sandygranny
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Sandy, United Kingdom
Wonderful house.

Historically one of the most important houses in the country, as well as being the setting in 2 of... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
John E
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Rochester, Kent
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High Street, Rochester ME1 1ER, England
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01634 338106

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eastgate House is a grade one listed building in Rochester’s historic High Street. This beautiful Elizabethan townhouse was built in the late 1590s for Sir Peter Buck, a senior officer at the Royal Tudor Dockyard. Subsequently five generations of the Buck family lived in the...More

5  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Historically one of the most important houses in the country, as well as being the setting in 2 of Charles Dickens' books

Thank John E
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The scaffolding is now removed and one can enjoy this beautiful house. We could not get into the House, that will have to be for the next visit.

Thank Fritse Z
Reviewed 29 May 2015

It is a shame that the house is closed and the opportunity to portray Dickens even further lost ...........however these small gardens are located by the library in a fairly centre position in the High Street and are well-tended and are a beautiful place to...More

Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 6 February 2015

was home to Dickens museum. ;lovely old building Dickens chalet is still the gardens and can be seen museum closed some years ago but is undergoing restoration at the moment

1  Thank 693Denise
Reviewed 19 October 2013

How did it come to this, the most splendid building we knew years ago as Rochester Museum, later to become the badly marketed Dickens Centre, followed by closure, oblivion and then only an occasional open day. One reviewer mentioned the displays, for instance the copy...More

4  Thank David_B503904
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Eastgate House is about to embark on the next great phase of it's long and interesting life. It was open as part of the heritage weekend before closing for a two year restoration programme. It will be restored to show off the true character of...More

2  Thank Grey_hairLenhamUK
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Such a historic house in Rochester is in transition. I visited during the Dickens Festival and the house was open and free, but it really had a lot of strange displays that had nothing to do with historic Rochester. It seems the house is waiting...More

2  Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Sometimes have open days. Great inside, sometimes there are some exhibitions, doesn't take long to look around.

Thank Alabir
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