BROMPTON GARRISON CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259691
Date first listed:
27-Jun-1991
Statutory Address:
BROMPTON GARRISON CHURCH, MAXWELL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BROMPTON GARRISON CHURCH, MAXWELL ROAD

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

District:
Medway (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 76140 68540

Details

GILLINGHAM

TQ7668NW MAXWELL ROAD, Brompton 686-1/5/16 (North West side) 27/06/91 Brompton Garrison Church

II

Church. 1854. Polygonal limestone rubble and dressings with a slate roof. STYLE: Early English Gothic Revival. PLAN: chancel with aisled nave. EXTERIOR: E chancel gable has angle buttresses with weathered tops, stepped coping and a 3-light stepped lancet window with attached colonnettes, hood mould with small stops and a trefoil above; 3-bay sides have lancets with labels. Taller nave gable, the N and S aisles are 7 bays separated by flying buttresses with attached plinths, diagonal corner buttresses, and paired lancets with quatrefoils above. W end has buttresses flanking the nave gable and a gabled bellcote containing an open 2-light opening as the side lights, above a Lombard frieze; the gable has a 3-light stepped lancet as the E end set in a 2-centre relieving arch, above a gabled porch with 2-centre arched doorway with double doors and trap hinges, and flanking lancets; aisle ends have 2-light windows as the sides. INTERIOR: not inspected, but reported to contain W organ loft on 8 Tuscan columns with stair each side and arched windows; 7-columns to aisles with trefoil decoration. Boarded roof with 3 tiers of through purlins to nave and 2 more to doorcase. FITTINGS: octagonal font and wooden pulpit. MEMORIALS: memorial to men of the Indian campaign 1857 and 1858; chest tomb and effigy to Major General Charles George Gordon CB.

Listing NGR: TQ7614068540

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
462631
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: 30 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04833/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David G. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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