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Crimean War Memorial at Chatham Garrison Military Cemetry crimean War Memorial at Fort Pitt

A Grade II Listed Building in Chatham Central, Medway

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172941

Location: Medway, ME4

County: Medway

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

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Listing Text


ROCHESTER CITY WAY
TQ 76 NW
2/14 Crimean war
Memorial at
Chatham Garrison
Military Cemtery
(Fort Pitt)
II
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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