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The Guard House (Cafe)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476574

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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Listing Text

(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

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

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