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Oasthouses and Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainham Central, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.362 / 51°21'43"N

Longitude: 0.6113 / 0°36'40"E

OS Eastings: 581894

OS Northings: 165780

OS Grid: TQ818657

Mapcode National: GBR QRH.KCW

Mapcode Global: VHJM2.K117

Entry Name: Oasthouses and Theatre

Location: Medway, ME8

County: Medway

Locality: Rainham Central

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 21 December 1973

Last Amended: 5 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462711

Source ID: 1259639

Listing Text


GILLINGHAM

TQ86NW STRATFORD LANE, Rainham
686-1/8/120 (South side)
21/12/73 Nos.1-9 (Odd)
Oasthouses and theatre
(Formerly Listed as:
STRATFORD LANE, Rainham
Five Oasthouses)

GV II

Range of 5 oasthouses, now houses and theatre. c1850,
converted to houses c1980. Flemish bond brick with gable stack
and tiled roof.
PLAN: rectangular plan store range with E oasts, 2 square
oasts at S end and 3 round ones to the rear of the long range.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 14-bay range. Long store has N 1-window
gable with 2 doorways, and a moulded stack, and a 3-window
range to the rear block; rubbed red brick cambered heads and
exposed frames with 6/6-pane sashes, 3/6-pane sashes in S
return, and a central recessed bay with late C20 entrances.
Two first-floor former loading doorways at the S end. Oasts
have inserted windows, angled brick eaves and timber cowls.
The NE corner has a truncated pyramidal roof.
INTERIOR: altered during conversion with insertion of dividing
walls and floors.
Externally complete and an historically significant survival
in its present urban context.


Listing NGR: TQ8189865797

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