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Front and Perimeter Walls to Raised Gardens to Rear of Former Officers' Terrace

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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Latitude: 51.3938 / 51°23'37"N

Longitude: 0.529 / 0°31'44"E

OS Eastings: 576042

OS Northings: 169120

OS Grid: TQ760691

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.GLH

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.471B

Plus Code: 9F329GVH+GJ

Entry Name: Front and Perimeter Walls to Raised Gardens to Rear of Former Officers' Terrace

Listing Date: 13 August 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476552

Location: River, 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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Listing Text

TQ 76 NE

CHURCH LANE (East side)
Chatham Dockyard
Front and perimeter walls to raised gardens to rear of former Officers' Terrace

Walls, steps and perimeter walls. c1731. Brick, partly rendered. Rectangular plan garden. Each a two storey; one-bay range. A rendered, coped buttressed wall has doorways, coal stores, and some C20 garage doors, corresponding to the mews opposite to the Officer's Terrace (qv). A flight of steps inside the front wall leads up to the raised gardens, which are enclosed by a tall wall.

HISTORY: many of the gardens were originally formally planned. Rear gardens are a feature of officers: housing at all the navy yards. They form a significant and important part of this remarkably complete early terrace.

Listing NGR: TQ7603969112

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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