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Wall Extending Ne from Upnor Castle Along the River Medway

A Grade II Listed Building in Frindsbury Extra, Medway

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Latitude: 51.4088 / 51°24'31"N

Longitude: 0.5282 / 0°31'41"E

OS Eastings: 575926

OS Northings: 170781

OS Grid: TQ759707

Mapcode National: GBR PPH.NC5

Mapcode Global: VHJLN.3VLF

Entry Name: Wall Extending Ne from Upnor Castle Along the River Medway

Listing Date: 17 April 2009

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1393293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 500748

Location: Frindsbury Extra, Medway, ME2

County: Medway

Civil Parish: Frindsbury Extra

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Frindsbury All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


1797/0/10010 UPNOR ROAD
17-APR-09 Upnor
(West side)
Wall extending NE from Upnor Castle al
ong the river Medway

Wall. Early C19. Brick, stone-coped, with four blocked openings along its length.

HISTORY: This early 19th century brick wall, which extended along the seaward boundary of the former ordnance store at Upnor, is a very prominent feature along the Medway river, relating to both Upnor Castle (Scheduled Ancient Monument) and B Magazine, recommended for listing as a result of the thematic review of ordnance yards. Significantly, it is pierced by four former openings for the former powder piers which served the floating magazines that played such a key role in the development of this and other naval ordnance sites.

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

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