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Former House Carpenters Shop and Wall to Front Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3947 / 51°23'41"N

Longitude: 0.529 / 0°31'44"E

OS Eastings: 576037

OS Northings: 169224

OS Grid: TQ760692

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.GL5

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.460M

Entry Name: Former House Carpenters Shop and Wall to Front Yard

Listing Date: 13 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476600

Location: Medway, ME4

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: River

Built-Up Area: Gillingham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Gillingham St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 76 NE CHATHAM EAST ROAD
(East, Off) Chatham Dockyard
762-1/8/53
Former House, Carpenter's Shop
and wall to front yard

GV II


House carpenter's workshop, now offices. c1740. English bond brick with tiled hipped roof. Single-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement; 9-window range. Built against the hillside with only upper storey visible from the E, with a brick cornice and rebuilt parapet. Rubbed brick segmental-arches to mid C18 8/8-pane sashes above 6-pane casements with thick glazing bars in exposed frames. Blind windows in the 3-bay end towards the Officers' Terrace (qv). The W side of 3 storeys has a central hoist bay on each level, with concrete lintels over remodelled ground- and first-floor openings; second-floor windows with segmental arches over 8/8-pane sashes with thick glazing bars.
INTERIOR: mid C20 concrete frame; late C19 queen post roof with diagonal bracing. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stone-coped brick wall bounds the front yard, and excludes the attached C20 buildings; C20 gates and C18 flanking piers with upper stone blocks.
HISTORY: planned with a small courtyard with workshops to the W, in the basement a vaulted glue room with separate access. Brick built and designed not to affect the nearby Officer's Terrace (qv). The only surviving example of a once-common building type in the dockyards. Part of a complete Georgian dockyard.
(Source: Coad J: The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850: Aldershot: 1989: 151).


Listing NGR: TQ7603869226

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TQ 76 NE CHATHAM EAST ROAD
(East, Off) Chatham Dockyard
762-1/8/53
Former House, Carpenter's Shop
and wall to front yard

GV II


House carpenter's workshop, now offices. c1740. English bond brick with tiled hipped roof. Single-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement; 9-window range. Built against the hillside with only upper storey visible from the E, with a brick cornice and rebuilt parapet. Rubbed brick segmental-arches to mid C18 8/8-pane sashes above 6-pane casements with thick glazing bars in exposed frames. Blind windows in the 3-bay end towards the Officers' Terrace (qv). The W side of 3 storeys has a central hoist bay on each level, with concrete lintels over remodelled ground- and first-floor openings; second-floor windows with segmental arches over 8/8-pane sashes with thick glazing bars.
INTERIOR: mid C20 concrete frame; late C19 queen post roof with diagonal bracing. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stone-coped brick wall bounds the front yard, and excludes the attached C20 buildings; C20 gates and C18 flanking piers with upper stone blocks.
HISTORY: planned with a small courtyard with workshops to the W, in the basement a vaulted glue room with separate access. Brick built and designed not to affect the nearby Officer's Terrace (qv). The only surviving example of a once-common building type in the dockyards. Part of a complete Georgian dockyard.
(Source: Coad J: The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850: Aldershot: 1989: 151).


Listing NGR: TQ7603869226

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