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St Thomas' Hospital Almshouses, Sandwich

Description: St Thomas' Hospital Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 177554

OS Grid Reference: TR3280158039
OS Grid Coordinates: 632801, 158039
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2739, 1.3363

Location: Moat Sole, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9AU

Locality: Sandwich
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT13 9AU

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Listing Text

(West Side)

St Thomas' Hospital
Almshouses [Nos I to 11 (consec)]
TR 3258 1/79A


Founded in 1392 rebuilt in mid C19.
These almshouses, set back from the roadway, are composed of a central block
containing a fine Gothic window in 2 lights with 6-foil tracery circle, 2 lancets
on ground floor. Between the centre block are 2 single ranges with 2 storey
blocks either end. Gothic mid C19 all in random rubble and dressed quoins
with slated roofs. Each gable has a heavy carved barge board.

St Thomas' Hospital Almshouses and Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TR3289758140

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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