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Number 8 and Attached Iron Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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Latitude: 51.3906 / 51°23'26"N

Longitude: 0.5302 / 0°31'48"E

OS Eastings: 576138

OS Northings: 168763

OS Grid: TQ761687

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.NWB

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.49NV

Plus Code: 9F329GRJ+63

Entry Name: Number 8 and Attached Iron Railings

Listing Date: 21 December 1973

Last Amended: 5 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462686

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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Listing Text


686-1/5/43 (East side)
21/12/73 No.8
and attached iron railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.2-20 (Consecutive))


House. Dated 1708 by owner, partly rebuilt mid-late C19.
Painted stucco with a brick lateral stack behind the ridge and
tiled roof.
PLAN: double-depth.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. A right-hand
round-arched doorway to a through passage has a boarded door,
with half a blind window above; to the left is the entrance
with thin surround and cornice to a door with 6 raised panels,
and a left-hand mid C19 canted bay, plate-glass sashes, and a
small flat-headed casement dormer. Eaves cornice.
INTERIOR: panelled ground floor, central fireplace, and winder
stair to the rear with curtail, turned balusters and uncut
string. Bay window seat.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached iron railings flank archway.
HISTORY: the central archway and blind upper window look like
the centre of a 5-bay house cut in half. Prospect Row was
built between 1705 and 1756. Part of a good mixed terrace of
early-mid Georgian houses.

Listing NGR: TQ7614068761

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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