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Latitude: 51.396 / 51°23'45"N
Longitude: 0.5269 / 0°31'37"E
OS Eastings: 575889
OS Northings: 169361
OS Grid: TQ758693
Mapcode National: GBR PPP.G18
Mapcode Global: VHJLV.25XN
Entry Name: Number 4 Dry Dock
Listing Date: 13 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246990
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476602
Location: Medway, ME4
Electoral Ward/Division: River
Built-Up Area: Chatham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Gillingham St Mark
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 76 NE CHATHAM MAIN GATE ROAD
No.4 Dry Dock
Dry dock. c1840, enlarged 1908. Granite and concrete. Stepped sides with flights of steps and haulage slides. Side of former entrance curved for lock gates, now closed by a C20 steel caisson. Forms one of a group of three C19 dry docks at the heart of the historic dockyard. The wider floor makes it particularly suitable for the servicing of merchant ships.
(Source: Coad J: The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850: Aldershot: 1989: 99-107).
Listing NGR: TQ7589069361
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