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Swimming pool

A Grade II Listed Building in Chatham, Medway

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Latitude: 51.3983 / 51°23'53"N

Longitude: 0.5415 / 0°32'29"E

OS Eastings: 576891

OS Northings: 169650

OS Grid: TQ768696

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.CP9

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.B3MW

Plus Code: 9F329GXR+8H

Entry Name: Swimming pool

Listing Date: 8 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469569

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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TQ7669 SW

NORTH ROAD (north side)
Swimming pool

Swimming pool, disused. 1900s, by Colonel Sir H Pilkington RE. Red brick with stone dressings and a slate roof.

Rectangular plan. North entrance gable has clasping crenellated towers linked by a recessed parapeted segmental-arched bridge with four-light mullion window, and gable set back behind. Plain parapeted sides have buttresses and small windows.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

HISTORY: One of the earliest barracks swimming pools, with the adjoining gym evidence of attempts to raise the physical quality of the navy at the end of the C19. Part of a complete naval barracks.

Listing NGR: TQ7689169650

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