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The Master's Tower, Maidstone

Description: The Master's Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 173443

OS Grid Reference: TQ7603355321
OS Grid Coordinates: 576033, 155321
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2699, 0.5221

Location: 8A College Road, Maidstone ME15 6YQ

Locality: Maidstone
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME15 6YQ

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Listing Text

(West Side)
The Master's Tower
TQ 7655 W 7/71B 30.7.5l.

1396-1398. This was originally the main entrance gateway to the College from
the river. 2 storeys Kentish ragstone. Pyramidal tiled roof. Pointed archway
on the ground floor. Square-headed window on the 1st floor containing 2 cinquefoil-
headed lights with stone mullion and transom. Small projection on the north
side with splayed end, possibly containing the staircase. This front has a
single window of 1 cinquefoil-headed light on the 1st floor and a gable fronted
with weatherboarding, full of pigeon holes.

Gateway & Wall to Palace Gardens, Wall to north-west of Archbishop's Palace,
The Archbishop's Palace, Wall to east of Archbishop's Palace, The Dungeons at the
Archbishop's Palace, The Gate House at the Archbishop's Palace, The Len Bridge,
The Tithe Barn, Parish Church of All Saints, Wall to north & west of All Saints
Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The College, The Master's Tower,
Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7603355321

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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