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Fisher Gate, Sandwich

Description: Fisher Gate

Grade: I
Date Listed: 29 April 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 177608

OS Grid Reference: TR3328258194
OS Grid Coordinates: 633282, 158194
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2751, 1.3433

Location: Quay Lane, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9EN

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

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, The Fisher Gate, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Fisher Gate
TR 3358 1/183 29.4.70.


Scheduled as an A.M. The only surviving one of the original mediaeval town
gates of Sandwich. The lower portions date from about 1384. The upper portions
added in 1578. It consists of a gateway with a 3 storeyed building over. Pointed
stone arches set in a square arch of which the spandrels are faced with squared
flints. The building is mostly of squared flints in the lower portions, with
stone quoins but some stone rubble is incorporated in the ground floor. The
top floors are mostly of brick. Stone string- course above 1st floor. Below
this buttresses project sideways. Restored 3 light window with dripstone over
on the 1st floor. blocked loop lights flanking this window. Modern windows
on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Brick gable surmounting the top floor. Portcullis
groove in centre arch.

The whole area of buildings or walls facing the Quay with Nos 3 and 5 Upper Strand
Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TR3328258194

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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