War Department Boundary Marker #100 - Mansion Row, Brompton, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5SE.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue
N 51° 23.453 E 000° 31.923
31U E 328295 N 5696184
Quick Description: A War Department Boundary Stone sited on a brick wall in Mansion Row, Brompton, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5SE.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/11/2012 8:08:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMEDDC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 5

Long Description:

This War Department boundary stone, marked WD 100, is sited in Mansion Row at Brompton in Kent. Mansion Row and, further along Maxwell Road, were once both part of Military Road, a communication road serving the Chatham Lines and Forts. This road originally ran from St Mary's Island over in the north and all the way to Fort Pitt over in the south.  Mansion Row was built along the edge of Military Road in the mid to late 18th century, and housed military officers. Nowadays, only one small stretch of it retains that original name of Military Road, and is located in Chatham town centre.

Type of survey mark: Boundary Stone

What indicators are near the mark to help people identify where it is located?:
Mansion Row, 30m North of garden Street, behind a black down pipe, set low in the brickwork to the right of a set of black double doors.


What property is this mark defining?: Not listed

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Master Mariner visited War Department Boundary Marker #100 - Mansion Row, Brompton, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5SE. 4/1/2013 Master Mariner visited it