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FORMER STABLES TO REAR OF DOCKYARD COTTAGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER STABLES TO REAR OF DOCKYARD COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1258982

Location

FORMER STABLES TO REAR OF DOCKYARD COTTAGE

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County: Kent

District: Swale

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 445982

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Details

TQ 9175 SW MAIN ROAD Sheerness Dockyard 933/2/98 Former Stables to rear 15.03.1977 of Dockyard Cottage

GV II

Alternatively known as: The Stables, SHEERNESS DOCKYARD Officer's stables and carthouse, now offices. c1826, probably by George Ledwell Taylor, architect for the Navy Board, and Sir John Rennie, engineer, converted c1980. Yellow stock brick with rubbed brick heads, and slate hipped roof. Single-depth plan of central carthouse and flanking stables. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 7 -window range. Symmetrical front with a plat band, brick cornice and parapet, central section set forward with 2 wide, altered former cart entrances now with late C20boardedlnfil[, beneath a central hay loft door; former stable doors each side with 3-pane overlights and late C20 doors, outer 616-pane sashes, and 316-pane first- floor sashes. Faces across a cobbled and paved stable yard. INTERIOR largely remodelled late C20. HISTORY: housed horses and carriage of the yard officers. Unlike the other Royal dockyards, Sheerness was all built at the same time. Within the little-altered SE corner of Rennie's model layout, containing offices, the chapel and the officers' accommodation, and part of a unique planned early C19 dockyard. (Sources: Coad J: The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850: Aldershot: 1989; Rennie Sir J: The Formation and Construction of British and Foreign Harbours: London: 1851: 41 ; Sheerness, The Dockyard, Defences and Blue Town: 1995).



Listing NGR: TQ9135875221

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Sheerness The Dockyard Defences and Blue Town, (1995)
Coad, J G, The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850: Architecture and Engineering Works of the Sailing Navy, (1989)
Rennie, J, The Formation and Construction of British and Foreign Harbours, (1851), 41

National Grid Reference: TQ 91358 75221

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