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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.


List entry Number: 1069601



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

County: Kent

District: Dover

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sandwich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1970

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 177608

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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


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

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National Grid Reference: TR 33282 58194


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