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Latitude: 51.3627 / 51°21'45"N
Longitude: 0.6104 / 0°36'37"E
OS Eastings: 581827
OS Northings: 165865
OS Grid: TQ818658
Mapcode National: GBR QRH.K51
Mapcode Global: VHJM2.J0KN
Plus Code: 9F329J76+35
Entry Name: The Green Lion Hotel
Listing Date: 24 February 1950
Last Amended: 25 February 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1267789
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462568
Location: Rainham Central, Medway, ME8
Electoral Ward/Division: Rainham Central
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Gillingham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Rainham St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ86NW HIGH STREET, Rainham
686-1/8/103 (South side)
The Green Lion Hotel
Public house. C17 or earlier, partly refronted early C18,
extended early-mid C20. Reported to be timber-framed, cased in
English bond brick, painted to front and sides, brick ridge,
end and rear lateral stacks and tiled hipped roof.
PLAN: single-depth with rear single storey C20 extensions.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement; 8-window range.
Near-symmetrical front has a plinth, moulded plat band, and
moulded coping to parapet on 3 sides. Left of centre doorway
has a bracketed timber pediment, architrave and C20 panelled
door, and a blocked left-hand doorway with an architrave.
Mid-late C19 paired 6/6-pane sashes either side of central
doorway; the other windows are C18 6/6-pane sashes in exposed
frames, regularly spaced, with left-hand first-floor sash set
apart; 3 gabled dormers.
Rear has a central hipped stair tower, tile-hung above the
eaves, with a left-hand hip to a vestigial wing with a central
stack and sashes each side.
INTERIOR: altered on the ground floor mid C20; central rear
dogleg stair has early C19 rail, with elliptical arches each
HISTORY: asymmetrical entrance and fenestration suggest an
earlier date, which a more detailed examination might clarify.
Listing NGR: TQ8182165862
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