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Block Number 32 Roberts, Guston

Description: Block Number 32 Roberts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 178446

OS Grid Reference: TR3281643541
OS Grid Coordinates: 632816, 143541
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1438, 1.3271

Location: A258, Guston, Kent CT15 5DX

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

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Listing Text


5/7 Block No. 32


Dormitory block. 1904 by Sir Henry Tanner. Pebbledash with red brick dressings
and plain tiled roof. One of 8 identical H-shaped dormitory blocks arranged
in symmetrical pairs on a radial axis to each side of the central dining hall
and tower, of which blocks 31 and 30 are so altered as to be unlistable.
Single storey and attic in Arts and Crafts Georgian style. Plinth, pilaster
quoins and modillion eaves cornice. Projecting end gables treated as
pediments, with gauged and keyed Diocletian windows, and 2 paired glazing bar
sashes below. Interior courtyard with alternating glazing bar sashes and 3
segmentally headed semi-dormers on each of 3 faces or alternately pedimented
dormers. Balustraded and columned open cupola in centre of main range, and
smaller cupola-type air vents on side wings. Outer faces of wings with
glazing bar sashes and flat roofed dormers. Small one storey C20 extensions
on front courtyard. Rear courtyards with 1 storey original service blocks.
Entry by half-glazed doors with pediments with large glazed end gables of
westernmost wings. The blocks are asymmetrical, the disposition of segmental
semi-dormers and pedimented gables designed to mirror adjacent paired block
(Nos. 42 and 41, Nos. 39 and 40, Nos. 32 and 33), rather than the opposing
wing of the same H-block.

Listing NGR: TR3281643541

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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