THE MASTERS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1225072
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1951
Statutory Address:
THE MASTERS HOUSE, COLLEGE STREET, MAIDSTONE, ME15 6YQ

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MASTERS HOUSE, COLLEGE STREET, MAIDSTONE, ME15 6YQ

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

County:
Kent
District:
Maidstone (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 76009 55346

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/02/2017

TQ 7655 SW 7/71A

COLLEGE ROAD The Masters House

(Formerly listed as The College, MILL STREET) 30.7.51

GV II* This was originally the Master's House to the College. C14 with alterations in C18 and the insertion of modern windows since. Built of Kentish ragstone. Two storeys and attics. Tiled roof with three hipped dormers having casements with small square leaded panes. Moulded wooden eaves cornice and at the south end of the front a gable. On the ground floor there are two windows containing pairs of ogee-headed lights, two narrower single trefoil-headed lancets and one square-headed window containing two obtusely-pointed lights. Modern windows on the first floor.

The interior contains a collar-braced roof, a C16 oak staircase, a mouldedC16 ceiling and Aumbry cupboard. Some stone fireplaces with spandrels and an early C18 fireplace with ovolo moulding. Plaque to William Grocyn (1446-1519) Master of All Saints College and Renaissance scholar.

Gateway and Wall to Palace Gardens, Wall to north-west of Archbishop's Palace, The Archbishop's Palace, Wall to east of Archbishop's Palace, The Dungeons at the Archbishop's Palace, The Gate House at the Archbishop's Palace, The Len Bridge, The Tithe Barn, Parish Church of All Saints, Wall to north and west of All Saints Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The Masters House, The Master's Tower, Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7600955346

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
173442
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: 14 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/03931/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Henry Teed. Source Historic England Archive
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