BOER WAR MEMORIAL ARCH, BROMPTON BARRACKS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1375606
Date first listed:
08-Jul-1998
Statutory Address:
BOER WAR MEMORIAL ARCH, BROMPTON BARRACKS, PASLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOER WAR MEMORIAL ARCH, BROMPTON BARRACKS, PASLEY ROAD

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

District:
Medway (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 76428 69040

Details

TQ7669 SW GILLINGHAM PASLEY ROAD (East Side), Brompton



3/27 Boer War Memorial Arch, Brompton Barracks

GV II*

Memorial Arch. 1902 by Ingress Bell. Limestone ashlar. Classical Revival style. Triumphal arch has matching front and rear, the centre with round archway set forward, with attached Corinthian columns to the corners to an entablature inscribed with Royal engineer's Boer war engagements, dentiled cornice and parapet. Archway has a dentil impost band and coffered soffit with wreaths in the spandrels, and outer sections with lists of the dead, and relief panels showing notable RE actions. Part of an axially-planned group with the Barracks, Institute and Crimean War memorial arch (qqv).



Listing NGR: TQ7642869040

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 1 December 2016.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
469570
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 1 December 2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/131150
War Memorials Register, accessed 1 December 2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/41194

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: 25 Apr 2002
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