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Boundary Walls Extendes from Main Gate Along North and North East Side

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheerness, Kent

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Latitude: 51.4456 / 51°26'44"N

Longitude: 0.7463 / 0°44'46"E

OS Eastings: 590938

OS Northings: 175425

OS Grid: TQ909754

Mapcode National: GBR RS1.9J0

Mapcode Global: VHKJ0.WXDN

Plus Code: 9F32CPWW+6G

Entry Name: Boundary Walls Extendes from Main Gate Along North and North East Side

Listing Date: 13 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476728

Location: Sheerness, Swale, Kent, ME12

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Sheerness

Built-Up Area: Sheerness

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Tagged with: Wall

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Sheerness Dockyard
Boundary wall, extends from
15.03.1977 Main Gate along N & NE side


Dockyard boundary wall. c1824-31, by Sir John Rennie, engineer. Yellow stock brick with granite plinth and coping. Tall wall with a band of granite ashlar, above which shallow buttresses divide the wall into square panels. Extends approximately 510 metres NW from the Main Gate (qv), and meets the Boat Basin (qv). Interrupted by Jetty Road entrance. HISTORY: built by Rennie to enclose his complete rebuilding of the Sheerness yard in the 18205. Part of a group with the boundary wall to the S (qv). (Sources: Coad J: The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850: Aldershot: 1989: 182; Rennie Sir J: The Formation and Construction of British and Foreign Harbours: London: 1851: 41 ).

Listing NGR: TQ9093875425

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