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Horton Manor Chapel, Chartham

Description: Horton Manor Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 171055

OS Grid Reference: TR1148655195
OS Grid Coordinates: 611486, 155195
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2567, 1.0295

Location: Chartham, Kent CT4 7LG

Locality: Chartham
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 7LG

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Listing Text

Horton Manor Chapel


Manorial chapel, later barn and then oasthouse and storehouse. Circa 1300 nave with late C14 chancel and alterations to nave and 2 later C19 oasthouse additions. Built of flints partly faced with rough plaster. Former tiled roof absent at time of survey. Nave and chancel with bellcote to west end with 2 arches. No original window openings survive. To the north and east are late C19 oasthouses of flint with red brick dressings, one retaining pyramidal roof structure. INTERIOR of chapel has late C14 Reigate stone chancel arch and trefoil-headed piscina. Circa 1300 scissor-braced roof to nave and part of chancel and late C14 crownpost roof underneath were in a collapsed state at time of survey. Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(Source: Tatton-Brown T: The topography and buildings of Horton Manor, near Canterbury: Archaeologia Cantiana: 1982: XCVIII: 77-105).

Listing NGR: TR1145355224

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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