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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1089043
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356335
Location: Gravesham, Kent, DA12
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
5277 CHALK ROAD
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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