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Wall with Gates Enclosing Churchyard of St Margaret's Parish Church with Headstones Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Latitude: 51.3847 / 51°23'4"N

Longitude: 0.4995 / 0°29'58"E

OS Eastings: 574022

OS Northings: 168033

OS Grid: TQ740680

Mapcode National: GBR PPV.140

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.LGXC

Entry Name: Wall with Gates Enclosing Churchyard of St Margaret's Parish Church with Headstones Attached

Listing Date: 2 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173173

Location: Medway, ME1

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester West

Built-Up Area: Rochester

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

TQ 7468 SW
9/240 Wall with gates
enclosing churchyard
of St Margaret's
Parish Church, with
headstones attached.


Wall enclosing St Margaret's Churchyard to E, S and W. Various
dates, mainly early and mid. C19. Random rubble ragstone, clunch
and flint with brick above (to E), all brick (with brick piers)
to W, and including (at NE end) 2 square-section brick piers
supporting overthrow with iron double gates. The Lychgate (brick
piers and Kent-tile hipped roof with side benches) appears to
date from c.1920. The section bounding the W side acts as a
retaining wall and is a prominent feature overlooking an area of
public open space.

Listing NGR: TQ7402268033

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

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