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Former Assistant Queens Harbourmasters Office

A Grade II* Listed Building in River, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3938 / 51°23'37"N

Longitude: 0.5254 / 0°31'31"E

OS Eastings: 575787

OS Northings: 169107

OS Grid: TQ757691

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.FNQ

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.272C

Entry Name: Former Assistant Queens Harbourmasters Office

Location: Medway, ME4

County: Medway

Locality: River

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 13 August 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476549

Source ID: 1378596

Listing Text

TQ 76 NE CHATHAM ANCHOR WHARF
(North side) Chatham Dockyard
762-1/8/30
Former Assistant Queen's
Harbourmaster's Office

GV II*


Offices. c1770 with some early C19 remodelling. Painted render with brick lateral stack and hipped slate roof. Late Georgian style. 2-room plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey; 3-window range. Ground-floor has a 3-bay arcade of timber Tuscan columns to an entablature, cornice and parapet, the left-hand one open to a recessed doorway with architrave to 6-panel door, the middle and right-hand bays filled in with cambered heads to 6/6-pane sashes. House has clasping pilaster strips to overhanging boxed eaves, with 6/6-pane sashes. 2-window returns, the rear facing the river has a similar open arcade as the front with a C20 iron balustrade, canted up through subsidence of the house.
INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having retained original features. A significant visual element within this largely complete Georgian dockyard. Built as offices for the dockyard's two Master Attendants, who were responsible for the ships moored in the river, either in Ordinary or awaiting repair.


Listing NGR: TQ7578869107

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