NUMBER 12 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259620
Date first listed:
24-Feb-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
05-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 12 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, 12, PROSPECT ROW

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 12 AND ATTACHED FRONT BASEMENT AREA RAILINGS, 12, PROSPECT ROW

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

District:
Medway (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 76133 68742

Details

GILLINGHAM

TQ7668NW PROSPECT ROW, Brompton 686-1/5/46 (East side) 24/02/50 No.12 and attached front basement area railings (Formerly Listed as: PROSPECT ROW, Brompton Nos.2-20 (Consecutive))

GV II

House. c1730, extended C19. Yellow and red brick, weatherboarded rear ranges, with brick party wall stack, and a tiled roof. STYLE: Early Georgian. PLAN: double-depth plan with rear range. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement; 3-window range. A parapeted front with a low rendered plinth, a fine original doorcase has rusticated pilasters to an entablature with triglyphs, stags heads and roses in the metopes, and a cornice set forward over the ends, to a door with 8 raised panels and 2 glazed top panels. Segmental-arched heads to horned 6/6-pane sashes, 3/6-paned attic sashes, in flush exposed frames. Rear C19 N range with E range enclosing courtyard. INTERIOR: a good and complete interior includes an entrance stair hall divided by a round archway, with a fine Doric entrance to the front room, similar to the front doorway with fluted pilasters to an entablature, and a dogleg stair with fluted newels, column on vase balusters, ramped rail and curtail, with a round-arched rear stair light; front ground-floor room has a good stone fire surround with raised panels; 6-panel doors, stone fireplaces, box cornices, and panelled shutters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached basement area cast-iron railings with urn finials, and iron handrail to entrance. HISTORY: Prospect Row was built between 1705 and 1756. Part of a good mixed terrace of early-mid Georgian houses. (MacDougall P: The Chatham Dockyard Story: Rainham: 1987-: 66).

Listing NGR: TQ7613568743

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
462692
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
MacDougall, P , The Chatham Dockyard Story, (1987), 66

Legal

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

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Date: 26 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11798/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr M.K Lofthouse. Source Historic England Archive
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