OASTHOUSES AND THEATRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259639
Date first listed:
21-Dec-1973
Date of most recent amendment:
05-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
OASTHOUSES AND THEATRE, 1-9, STRATFORD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
OASTHOUSES AND THEATRE, 1-9, STRATFORD LANE

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

District:
Medway (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 81894 65779

Details

GILLINGHAM

TQ86NW STRATFORD LANE, Rainham 686-1/8/120 (South side) 21/12/73 Nos.1-9 (Odd) Oasthouses and theatre (Formerly Listed as: STRATFORD LANE, Rainham Five Oasthouses)

GV II

Range of 5 oasthouses, now houses and theatre. c1850, converted to houses c1980. Flemish bond brick with gable stack and tiled roof. PLAN: rectangular plan store range with E oasts, 2 square oasts at S end and 3 round ones to the rear of the long range. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 14-bay range. Long store has N 1-window gable with 2 doorways, and a moulded stack, and a 3-window range to the rear block; rubbed red brick cambered heads and exposed frames with 6/6-pane sashes, 3/6-pane sashes in S return, and a central recessed bay with late C20 entrances. Two first-floor former loading doorways at the S end. Oasts have inserted windows, angled brick eaves and timber cowls. The NE corner has a truncated pyramidal roof. INTERIOR: altered during conversion with insertion of dividing walls and floors. Externally complete and an historically significant survival in its present urban context.

Listing NGR: TQ8189865797

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
462711
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: 23 Nov 2007
Reference: IOE01/16953/33
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