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Church of St Mary Sub-Castro, Dover

Description: Church of St Mary Sub-Castro

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 177826

OS Grid Reference: TR3262941822
OS Grid Coordinates: 632629, 141822
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1284, 1.3234

Location: E Roman Ditch, Dover, Kent CT16 1HU

Locality: Dover
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT16 1HU

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Listing Text




The latest possible date for the foundation of the church is C.1020AD. The exterior is of 2 storeys flint with some reused Roman brick window dressings and some modern ashlar dressings. Modern tiled roof and restored tower. The Church was roofless and used as a coalstore in the C18 but was restored for use as a garrison church to the Castle by Sir Gilbert Scott in 1862. The interior contains a Chancel arch of Roman brick, a blocked Saxon doorway and the site of a Military or soldiers altar of A.D. 1225. There is a Victorian wooden roof and stained glass windows. Mosaics by Butterfield 1888.

Listing NGR: TR3263241823

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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