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Latitude: 51.393 / 51°23'34"N
Longitude: 0.5262 / 0°31'34"E
OS Eastings: 575850
OS Northings: 169019
OS Grid: TQ758690
Mapcode National: GBR PPP.MVH
Mapcode Global: VHJLV.28J0
Entry Name: The Guard House (Cafe)
Listing Date: 13 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378621
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476574
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 MAIN GATE ROAD
(West side) Chatham Dockyard
The Guard House (Cafe)
Guard house, now office. Early C19. Brick with slate hipped roof. Single-depth plan. Single-storey; 3-bay range to each side. Chamfered surrounds with rubbed brick flat arches to central doorway and recessed door, and 6/6-pane sashes; E front has a left-hand doorway with 4-pane overlight and boarded door, and 6/6-pane sashes, N and S returns have 3 doorways with narrow overlights and boarded doors, E.
INTERIOR: simple, converted into cafe. HISTORY: a pair with the matching guard house opposite, now the Customs House (qv) and part of a complete group of Georgian dockyard buildings. Prominent position next to the ropery complex, and graded for its historical importance as a significant element within this notably complete Georgian dockyard and factory.
Listing NGR: TQ7585169019
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