MEDWAY HOSPITAL, LAUNDRY WATER TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259601
Date first listed:
05-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
MEDWAY HOSPITAL, LAUNDRY WATER TOWER, YORK AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MEDWAY HOSPITAL, LAUNDRY WATER TOWER, YORK AVENUE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Medway (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 77056 67700

Details

GILLINGHAM

TQ76NE YORK AVENUE 686-1/7/1 (South side) Medway Hospital, laundry water tower

GV II

Laundry water tower and chimney. c1900. Brick with lead pyramidal roof. Square plan. A battered tower has a plain crow-stepped gable to the entrance front defined by 8 round-arched recessed panels above, to an overhanging brick tank on false machicolations with gabled half dormers, to the sloping roof, to a central octagonal truncated chimney. Segmental-arched ground-floor openings, with a central doorway and flanking windows with metal frames, and an oculus above. HISTORY: a notable unified water tower and boiler chimney, and part of a former military hospital with wards and clock tower (not included). A rare design, listed for its landmark value and architectural interest. Flanking laundry buildings are not of special interest.



Listing NGR: TQ7697568044

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
462716
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05073/34
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