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Block No 36 dining Hall and Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Guston, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1443 / 51°8'39"N

Longitude: 1.3256 / 1°19'32"E

OS Eastings: 632708

OS Northings: 143601

OS Grid: TR327436

Mapcode National: GBR X2S.5YK

Mapcode Global: VHLHB.XHNL

Entry Name: Block No 36 dining Hall and Tower

Listing Date: 17 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111756

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178452

Location: Guston, Dover, Kent, CT15

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Guston

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 34 SW GUSTON DUKE OF YORKS
ROYAL MILITARY
SCHOOL

5/13 Block no.36

17.6.83 (Dining Hall and
Tower)

GV II


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

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