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Number 4 Dry Dock

A Grade II Listed Building in Chatham, Medway

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476602

Location: Medway, ME4

County: Medway

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

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Listing Text

TQ 76 NE CHATHAM MAIN GATE ROAD
Chatham Dockyard
762-1/8/84
No.4 Dry Dock

GV II


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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