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1, Chalk Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Chalk, Kent

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Latitude: 51.4319 / 51°25'54"N

Longitude: 0.4011 / 0°24'3"E

OS Eastings: 567003

OS Northings: 173055

OS Grid: TQ670730

Mapcode National: GBR NMT.07J

Mapcode Global: VHJLK.W8WN

Entry Name: 1, Chalk Road

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356335

Location: Gravesham, Kent, DA12

County: Kent

District: Gravesham

Town: Gravesham

Electoral Ward/Division: Chalk

Built-Up Area: Gravesend

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Chalk St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

(North Side)

No 1
TQ 67 SE 7/41 23.1.52.


This is the cottage most usually said to be the one where Charles Dickens and
Kate Hogarth spent their honeymoon in 1836. Early C19. 2 storeys faced with
weatherboarding. Tiled roof. 2 sashes with glazing bars intact. Doorcase with
small flat hood over supported on brackets. 4 panelled door. Over this is a
tablet with a mask of Dickens and the inscription "Charles Dickens, Born 1812,
Died 1870 spent his honeymoon in this house (1836). Here also were written some
early chapters of "Pickwick".

Listing NGR: TQ6700373055

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

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