Milton Chantry is the oldest building in Gravesend, it is all that remains of a leper hospital that was built in 1322. It has since had a variety of uses, as a Tudor Chantry chapel, a public house, a Georgian barracks and even as a gas decontamination chamber during World War II. The New Tavern Fort is also on the site in the Fort Gardens.
April to September
Weekends and Bank Holidays
Admission outside of these times is by appointment only, contact Gravesham Borough Council.
Entry to Milton Chantry Heritage Centre: Free
New Tavern Fort on the premises: £1
Building set over several floors and levels accessed via sets of steps.
There is a free audio guide that will lead you through the building, describing its features and various uses through different periods of time.
Picture Credit: © English Heritage.