FISHER GATE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1069601
Date first listed:
29-Apr-1970
Statutory Address:
FISHER GATE, THE QUAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
FISHER GATE, THE QUAY

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

County:
Kent
District:
Dover (District Authority)
Parish:
Sandwich
National Grid Reference:
TR 33282 58194

Details

1. 5275 THE QUAY (South Side) Fisher Gate TR 3358 1/183 29.4.70.

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2. Scheduled as an A.M. The only surviving one of the original mediaeval town gates of Sandwich. The lower portions date from about 1384. The upper portions added in 1578. It consists of a gateway with a 3 storeyed building over. Pointed stone arches set in a square arch of which the spandrels are faced with squared flints. The building is mostly of squared flints in the lower portions, with stone quoins but some stone rubble is incorporated in the ground floor. The top floors are mostly of brick. Stone string- course above 1st floor. Below this buttresses project sideways. Restored 3 light window with dripstone over on the 1st floor. blocked loop lights flanking this window. Modern windows on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Brick gable surmounting the top floor. Portcullis groove in centre arch.

The whole area of buildings or walls facing the Quay with Nos 3 and 5 Upper Strand Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TR3328258194

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
177608
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09785/04
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