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Bridge, with railings, stairs, abutment and lamps to north side of Central Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3978 / 51°23'52"N

Longitude: 0.5391 / 0°32'20"E

OS Eastings: 576726

OS Northings: 169591

OS Grid: TQ767695

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.C3X

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.94B8

Entry Name: Bridge, with railings, stairs, abutment and lamps to north side of Central Avenue

Listing Date: 6 June 1984

Last Amended: 5 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267800

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462579

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/06/2019

TQ7669NE
686-1/2/102

GILLINGHAM
Pembroke
LOWER EAST ROAD (south side)
Bridge, with railings, stairs, abutment and lamps to north side of Central Avenue

(Formerly listed as Bridge, with railings, stairs, abutment and lamps to south side of Central Avenue, LOWER EAST ROAD (south side))

(Previously Listed as: CENTRAL AVENUE Railings, stairs, abutment, lamps; Central Ave, Lower East Road & bridge Lower East Road)
(Previously Listed as: LOWER EAST ROAD Railings, stairs, abutment, lamps; Central Ave, Lower East Road & bridge Lower East Road)

06/06/84

GV
II
Railings, stairs, abutment, lamps and bridge. c1902 by Sir Henry Pilkington; rebuilt later C20. Red brick and Portland stone dressings, with cast-iron lamps. Retaining wall to south side of Drill Square with coped parapet, piers with segmental-gabled caps and eleven Art Nouveau-style foliate lamp stands to square lamps; five sets of steps down to Drill Square with coped parapets and round-arched openings, with cast-iron railings with fluted segmental head standards. Railings extend over bridge down both sides of Upper East Road. At east end, the bridge has a moulded cornice with simple brick balusters to balustrade over, round archway with radiating stone alternate voussoirs, and diagonally-set flanking buttresses.

HISTORY: part of a complete early C20 barracks, with the Captain's House, Mess Block (Central Ave.), barracks (Pasley Rd) and ancillary buildings (qqv).

Listing NGR: TQ7672669591

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