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Main Gate, Lodge and Walls to Former Hms Pembroke

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, 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

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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Listing Text


GILLINGHAM

TQ7669NW DOCK ROAD, Pembroke
686-1/1/98 (East side)
06/06/84 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)

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 4 diagonally-set piers to outer wickets and wide
gateway, single-room lodge, and walls to right extend back
approx 40m. 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, 4 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 approx 75m to N of main gate on Pembroke Road and
300m to S and SE 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

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

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