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Block No 36 Dining Hall and Tower, Guston

Description: Block No 36 Dining Hall and Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 178452

OS Grid Reference: TR3270843601
OS Grid Coordinates: 632708, 143601
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1443, 1.3256

Location: Guston, Kent CT15 5DU

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

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Listing Text


5/13 Block no.36

17.6.83 (Dining Hall and


Dining hall. 1909 by Sir Henry Tanner. Pebbledashed with red brick dressings
and plain tiled roof. Single storey nine bay hall, with tower and low
kitchen wings to north.Plinth, buttresses and pilaster strip quoins and
wooden modillion eaves cornice to roof with 2 lead cupola air vents. Three
large open pedimented projections on main elevation break through eaves level,
with keyed and gauged semi-circular mullioned and transomed windows, the
central with an apron below,those to left and right with double half-glazed
doors with corner hoods. Six mullioned windows high up to eaves. Return
elevations with large semi-circular headed windows, the eaves cornice raised
up over them, with half glazed doors below. Tall battered tower, each face
at the top with a clockface and curving iron balcony, with modillion eaves
cornice to lead cupola and flagstaff. Single storey kitchen and service wings
to north and east. Interior hall with 9 bay barrel vault with prominent
transverse ribs, modillion eaves cornice. Panelled lower walls, seats and
benches all original, as are 4 large iron corona lucis.

Listing NGR: TR3270843601

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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