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ST JOHN'S PRIORY, INCLUDING THE RUINS OF THE PRIORY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ST JOHN'S PRIORY, INCLUDING THE RUINS OF THE PRIORY

List entry Number: 1025316

Location

ST JOHN'S PRIORY, INCLUDING THE RUINS OF THE PRIORY, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Shepway

District Type: District Authority

Parish: New Romney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 175049

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History

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Details

TR 0624 1/14

HIGH STREET(North West Side) St John's Priory, including the ruins of the Priory

28.8.51.

GV II* A large L-shaped house with early C18 front, possibly older behind the facade. 2-storeys attics and basement red brick on a base of stone rubble with flint galleting. Tiled roof with 2 hipped dormers to the Ashford Road elevation. Parapet. 7 sashes facing High Street, 3 sashes and 2 blank window spaces facing Ashford Road. Glazing bars intact except in 3 ground floor windows on the High Street front and brick architraves above. Doorcase up 5 steps in a moulded architrave surround with rectangular fanlight, large flat hood on carved brackets and door of 8 fielded panels. 2 inserted bow windows. The side facing Ashford Road has a recessed doorcase with rectangular fanlight over. The interior retains some panelling and a good staircase with 2 turned balusters to each tread and scrolled tread ends. To the rear of the house are the ruins of a medieval Priory founded in the Cl3. The main part of these consists of a small building of stone rubble with a tiled roof. 2 storeys. 3 windows, 1 of which is a small rectangular window. The other windows have 2 lights each, with a corbel head in the spandrel between the lights and a dripstone over. Pointed doorway (now bricked up) with similar corbel head over. Another pointed doorway (unblocked) to the North without corbel head. Beamed interior. Behind this complete building to the North is a reconstructed wall made up of Medieval stones. It contains one small pointed window, 2 small rectangular windows, 1 blocked window of 2 quatrefoil- headed lights with a corbel bracket over, and in the centre of the wall a large depressed (almost square-headed) archway (now bricked up) with the remains of a window over it and a corbel bracket.

Nos 38 & 40, St John's Priory, Nos 46 & 48 form a group.

Listing NGR: TR0644124829

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National Grid Reference: TR 06441 24829

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