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Dane Chantry, Petham

Description: Dane Chantry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 171387

OS Grid Reference: TR1356549951
OS Grid Coordinates: 613565, 149951
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2088, 1.0562

Locality: Petham
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 5PP

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Listing Text


Dane Chantry
TR 14 NW 16/523 29.9.52


Originally called Deppdene. Dom William Gracian who was the founder of the
Poor Priests Hospital in Canterbury founded a chantry chapel here in the C15.
This is the lower portion of the southernmost window bay which is now faced
with flints. East doorway leading to Undercroft. The portion above it is
red brick with a gable over containing 2 tiny attic windows. The remainder
of the building is a timber-framed addition which may date from 1638 as the
stone 4-centred doorway in the original portion with carved spandrels has this
date beside it. It has a base of flints, herring-bone pattern brick nogging,
and its first floor oversailing on the protruding ends of the floor joists
and brackets. Casement windows with wooden mullions and transoms, except the
southernmost window bay on the first floor which has 2 tiers of 5 lights with
stone mullions and transoms. Two oriel windows projecting on brackets on first
floor and one bay window below. Hipped tiled roof. Two storeys. Four windows.

Listing NGR: TR1356549951

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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