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Number 12 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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Latitude: 51.3904 / 51°23'25"N

Longitude: 0.5301 / 0°31'48"E

OS Eastings: 576133

OS Northings: 168743

OS Grid: TQ761687

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.NWD

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.49MZ

Plus Code: 9F329GRJ+53

Entry Name: Number 12 and Attached Front Basement Area Railings

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Last Amended: 5 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462692

Location: Medway, ME7

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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686-1/5/46 (East side)
24/02/50 No.12
and attached front basement area
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.2-20 (Consecutive))


House. c1730, extended C19. Yellow and red brick,
weatherboarded rear ranges, with brick party wall stack, and a
tiled roof.
STYLE: Early Georgian.
PLAN: double-depth plan with rear range.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement; 3-window range. A parapeted
front with a low rendered plinth, a fine original doorcase has
rusticated pilasters to an entablature with triglyphs, stags
heads and roses in the metopes, and a cornice set forward over
the ends, to a door with 8 raised panels and 2 glazed top
panels. Segmental-arched heads to horned 6/6-pane sashes,
3/6-paned attic sashes, in flush exposed frames.
Rear C19 N range with E range enclosing courtyard.
INTERIOR: a good and complete interior includes an entrance
stair hall divided by a round archway, with a fine Doric
entrance to the front room, similar to the front doorway with
fluted pilasters to an entablature, and a dogleg stair with
fluted newels, column on vase balusters, ramped rail and
curtail, with a round-arched rear stair light; front
ground-floor room has a good stone fire surround with raised
panels; 6-panel doors, stone fireplaces, box cornices, and
panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached basement area cast-iron railings
with urn finials, and iron handrail to entrance.
HISTORY: Prospect Row was built between 1705 and 1756.
Part of a good mixed terrace of early-mid Georgian houses.
(MacDougall P: The Chatham Dockyard Story: Rainham: 1987-:

Listing NGR: TQ7613568743

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