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Latitude: 51.3938 / 51°23'37"N
Longitude: 0.5254 / 0°31'31"E
OS Eastings: 575787
OS Northings: 169107
OS Grid: TQ757691
Mapcode National: GBR PPP.FNQ
Mapcode Global: VHJLV.272C
Entry Name: Former Assistant Queens Harbourmasters Office
Listing Date: 13 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378596
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476549
Location: Medway, ME4
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
TQ 76 NE CHATHAM ANCHOR WHARF
(North side) Chatham Dockyard
Former Assistant Queen's
Offices. c1770 with some early C19 remodelling. Painted render with brick lateral stack and hipped slate roof. Late Georgian style. 2-room plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey; 3-window range. Ground-floor has a 3-bay arcade of timber Tuscan columns to an entablature, cornice and parapet, the left-hand one open to a recessed doorway with architrave to 6-panel door, the middle and right-hand bays filled in with cambered heads to 6/6-pane sashes. House has clasping pilaster strips to overhanging boxed eaves, with 6/6-pane sashes. 2-window returns, the rear facing the river has a similar open arcade as the front with a C20 iron balustrade, canted up through subsidence of the house.
INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having retained original features. A significant visual element within this largely complete Georgian dockyard. Built as offices for the dockyard's two Master Attendants, who were responsible for the ships moored in the river, either in Ordinary or awaiting repair.
Listing NGR: TQ7578869107
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