Village forms part of the Brompton Lines Conservation Area.
The various documents relating to this may be found on the
Medway Council website:
area contains much of the military infrastructure that was
put in place to protect Chatham Naval Dockyard and the historically
important centre of Brompton village.
It is divided into six character areas:
Chatham Lines - a system of 18th and 19th century fortifications
designed to protect Chatham Dockyard against a landward
attack - complete with their former fields of fire, the
Great Lines and Lower Lines;
Royal School of Military Engineering - a fine 19th century
village centre of Old Brompton;
Eastern Borders - 18th and 19th century houses lining the
eastern edge of the field of fire;
Gun Wharf (the former ordnance depot of the dockyard) and
Barracks a largely 1930s barracks on a historic site.
are the documents relating to the different areas: