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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
Entry Name: The Customs House
Listing Date: 13 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378635
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476589
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
(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
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