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School Chapel Dover College, Dover

Description: School Chapel Dover College

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 June 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 177761

OS Grid Reference: TR3143641624
OS Grid Coordinates: 631436, 141624
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1271, 1.3062

Location: 8 Priory Gate Road, Dover, Kent CT17 9RP

Locality: Dover
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT17 9RP

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Listing Text


685/2/37C School Chapel, Dover College
30.6.49 (Formerly the Guest House of
St Martin's Priory


Former Guest Hall of priory, later converted into school chapel. Late C12, restored and adapted in later C19. Originally the Guest hall to St Martin's Priory. Built of flint with stone dressings and tiled roof Six restored lancet windows divided by buttresses and C19 apse added to north east. South west side has external flint chimneystack revealing earlier function. Small square tower at south-west corner with C19 bell stage with louvred openings. Arched doorcase. Interior has 6 bay C12 west arcade of circular piers with deep scallop capitals. Pointed arches, the inner order slightly chamfered. The fourth bay is C 19 replacing an internal fireplace.
(Pevsner BOE North East and East Kent p301.)

Listing NGR: TR3143641624

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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