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The Green Lion Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462568

Location: Rainham Central, Medway, ME8

County: Medway

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

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686-1/8/103 (South side)
24/02/50 No.104
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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