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The Customs House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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Latitude: 51.393 / 51°23'34"N

Longitude: 0.5265 / 0°31'35"E

OS Eastings: 575869

OS Northings: 169021

OS Grid: TQ758690

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.MXN

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.27PZ

Plus Code: 9F329GVG+5H

Entry Name: The Customs House

Listing Date: 13 August 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476589

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

(East side) Chatham Dockyard
The Customs House


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. INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: attached to the wall to rear of former Commissioner's House (qv), and a pair with the matching guard house (qv) opposite. Occupies a very prominent position close to the ropery complex, and graded for its historical importance as an item within this notably complete Georgian dockyard and factory.

Listing NGR: TQ7586969021

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

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