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Former Captains House Hms Pembroke

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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Latitude: 51.398 / 51°23'52"N

Longitude: 0.5365 / 0°32'11"E

OS Eastings: 576545

OS Northings: 169601

OS Grid: TQ765696

Mapcode National: GBR PPP.BFQ

Mapcode Global: VHJLV.74Z4

Entry Name: Former Captains House Hms Pembroke

Listing Date: 6 June 1984

Last Amended: 5 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267805

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462540

Location: 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


686-1/2/93 (North side)
06/06/84 Former Captain's House, HMS Pembroke
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Captain's House at HMS Pembroke)


House and office for the Captain of the barracks, now offices.
Dated 1903, by Sir Henry Pilkington. Red brick and Portland
stone dressings, 3 ridge stacks with sunken panels, and slate
STYLE: Free Edwardian Baroque.
PLAN: L-shaped double-depth.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-bay range. Set on
rising ground, the right-hand entrance gable has impost bands
to each floor and a cill band to the attic, with a coped gable
with segmental pediment; the right-hand corner has an ashlar
loggia with Ionic pilasters to a dentil cornice, open round
arches to front and right-hand side, and an inner doorway and
panelled door. Single-light ground-floor and first-floor
windows with 4/4-pane sashes, and a 3-light attic mullion
window, and 2 cruciform panels either side of the first-floor
window inscribed 1903 and ER.
The main elevation to the left, and the rear, have a
full-height casement; main elevation has wide basement and
ground-floor 3-light canted bays with cross windows to the
ground floor, to a parapet; paired 6/6-pane sashes above, and
large gabled eaves dormers with 3-light mullion windows and a
cornice over; the right-hand bay has a plain basement doorway,
paired windows above and 2 narrow first-floor windows. Rear
has a pedimented gable at the opposite end to that at the
front, and a basement doorway.
Right-hand rear wing, with a parapeted stair tower in the
re-entrant with two 4/4-pane sashes in each side.
INTERIOR: a right-hand passage divided by pilasters to round
arches, to a dogleg stair with square newels and balusters;
plain stone fire surrounds.
HISTORY: part of a carefully planned early C20 barracks with
the barracks church, mess blocks (Central Ave.), barracks
(Pasley Rd), (qqv) and other ancillary buildings.

Listing NGR: TQ7654469602

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

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