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Main gate, lodge and walls to former HMS Pembroke

A Grade II Listed Building in Chatham, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3976 / 51°23'51"N

Longitude: 0.5348 / 0°32'5"E

OS Eastings: 576429

OS Northings: 169557

OS Grid: TQ764695

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.B0P

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.742F

Plus Code: 9F329GXM+2W

Entry Name: Main gate, lodge and walls to former HMS Pembroke

Listing Date: 6 June 1984

Last Amended: 5 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462559

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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Description

TQ7669NW
686-1/1/98

GILLINGHAM
Pembroke
DOCK ROAD (east side)
Main gate, lodge and walls to former HMS Pembroke

(Formerly Listed as: DOCK ROAD Main gate to HMS Pembroke Dock Road & walls Pembroke Rd, Dock Rd, Cumberland Rd)

(Formerly Listed as: CUMBERLAND ROAD (North side) Main gate to HMS Pembroke in Dock Rd, walls Pembroke Rd, Dock Rd, Cumberland Rd)

(Formerly Listed as: PEMBROKE ROAD (West side) Main gate to HMS Pembroke Dock Rd, walls... Pembroke Rd, Dock Rd, Cumberland Rd)

06/06/84

GV
II
Includes: Main gate, lodge and walls to former HMS Pembroke PEMBROKE ROAD. Includes: Main gate, lodge and walls to former HMS Pembroke CUMBERLAND ROAD.

Gates, walls and lodge. c1902, by Sir Henry Pilkington, central pier removed c1990. Brick with stone dressings and slate roof.

Main gate has four diagonally-set piers to outer wickets and wide gateway, single-room lodge, and walls to right extend back approximately 40 metres. Piers have impost bands, sunken round-arched panels with cornices, attached square piers to a domed cap; outer round-arched wickets have split keystones and parapet over; wrought-iron gates with wreathed panels, four wrought-iron former main gates with dog rails and panels, all hung from piers, former central pier removed, and a late C20 steel overthrow across.

Lodge has clasping buttresses to a parapet, gabled ends, and single wide round-arched windows with mullions and glazing bars. Lateral stack. Railings have diagonal square piers with coved coping and railings with curved finials. Walls extend approximately 75 metres to north of main gate on Pembroke Road and 300 metres to south and south east on Dock Road and Cumberland Road: coved stone coping and tall buttress piers.

HISTORY: part of a carefully planned early C20 naval barracks, with the former Captain's House, Mess block, barracks and ancillary buildings (qqv).

Listing NGR: TQ7642569575

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