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School Chapel Dover College

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dover, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1271 / 51°7'37"N

Longitude: 1.3062 / 1°18'22"E

OS Eastings: 631436

OS Northings: 141624

OS Grid: TR314416

Mapcode National: GBR X2Z.72L

Mapcode Global: VHLHB.LXDV

Entry Name: School Chapel Dover College

Listing Date: 30 June 1949

Last Amended: 17 December 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177761

Location: Dover, Dover, Kent, CT17

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Dover

Built-Up Area: Dover

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


685/2/37C School Chapel, Dover College
30.6.49 (Formerly the Guest House of
St Martin's Priory


Former Guest Hall of priory, later converted into school chapel. Late C12, restored and adapted in later C19. Originally the Guest hall to St Martin's Priory. Built of flint with stone dressings and tiled roof Six restored lancet windows divided by buttresses and C19 apse added to north east. South west side has external flint chimneystack revealing earlier function. Small square tower at south-west corner with C19 bell stage with louvred openings. Arched doorcase. Interior has 6 bay C12 west arcade of circular piers with deep scallop capitals. Pointed arches, the inner order slightly chamfered. The fourth bay is C 19 replacing an internal fireplace.
(Pevsner BOE North East and East Kent p301.)

Listing NGR: TR3143641624

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