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Latitude: 51.3762 / 51°22'34"N
Longitude: 0.5113 / 0°30'40"E
OS Eastings: 574873
OS Northings: 167116
OS Grid: TQ748671
Mapcode National: GBR PPV.Q2N
Mapcode Global: VHJLT.TN4X
Entry Name: Crimean War Memorial at Chatham Garrison Military Cemetry crimean War Memorial at Fort Pitt
Listing Date: 2 December 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1336102
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172941
Location: Medway, ME4
Electoral Ward/Division: Chatham Central
Built-Up Area: Chatham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Rochester St Peter Parish Centre
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
ROCHESTER CITY WAY
TQ 76 NW
2/14 Crimean war
Crimean war Memorial. C.1858. Tooled rusticated plinth with one
round-headed niche containing the insciption: 'To the memory of
many brave British Soldiers buried near this spot who gave their
lives for the honour of their Sovereign and Country in 1854-8'.
Surmounted by informally arranged cannons, pick-axe, rifle and
shovel in cast-iron (painted). The nearby Crimea House, now part
of Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls (qv Ref 13/37), served as
a hospital during the Crimean War.
Listing NGR: TQ7447668044
This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 1 December 2016.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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