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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
Listing Date: 21 December 1973
Last Amended: 5 December 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259639
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462711
Location: Medway, ME8
Electoral Ward/Division: Rainham Central
Built-Up Area: Gillingham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Rainham St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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