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Block Number 47 (The Chapel), Guston

Description: Block Number 47 (The Chapel)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 178444

OS Grid Reference: TR3263043470
OS Grid Coordinates: 632630, 143470
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1432, 1.3244

Location: Guston, Kent CT15 5EG

Locality: Guston
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT15 5EG

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Listing Text


Block No 47
5/5 (The Chapel)



Chapel. 1909 by Sir Henry Tanner. Pebble dash and red brick and ashlar
dressings with plain tiled roof. Chancel, nave with aisles and transepts,
eastern narthex with flanking towers. The church is orientated to the west.
Entrance (east) front with recessed semi-circular windows flanking ashlar
doorway with keyed semi-circular surround. Modillion cornice pedimented
over door, with large, keyed semi-circular gabled window. Battlemented
octagonal side towers with cupolas. Shallow segmentally headed clerestory
lights, 3 each side, and plain mullioned sidelights. Transepts with
buttresses, and Diocletian windows over board doors in raised brick
surrounds. Triple lancet west window, the only concession to either Gothic
or ecclesiastical function. Shingled bellcote tower over chancel, with
cupola and pedimented louvred openings. Interior: brick and ashlar banded
walls, narrow side aisles; roof trusses to nave; plaster barrel vaulted
chancel; original pews and fittings.

Listing NGR: TR3248343658

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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