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Block Number 42 Marlborough, Guston

Description: Block Number 42 Marlborough

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 178451

OS Grid Reference: TR3287043445
OS Grid Coordinates: 632870, 143445
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1429, 1.3278

Location: A258, Guston, Kent CT15 5DZ

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

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Listing Text

5/7 Block No. 32 .(Roberts)
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: 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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