THE ABBEY GATEHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1258332
Date first listed:
14-May-1952
Statutory Address:
THE ABBEY GATEHOUSE, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ABBEY GATEHOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Swale (District Authority)
Parish:
Minster-on-Sea
National Grid Reference:
TQ 95565 72998

Details

TQ 97 SE 13/167 5282

HIGH STREET (North Side) Minster-on-Sea, Sheerness The Abbey Gatehouse

14.5.52.

GV I

This gatehouse and the Abbey Church are the only remaining portions of Minster Abbey. C13. 3 storeys. 2 windows facing south, 1 window facing east. Stone and flints. Stringcourses. Castellated parapet of chequer work of stone and knapped flints. Modern casement windows, those on the south front on the 2nd floor being placed in mediaeval openings with 4-centred heads. 1 cinquefoil- headed lancet on the 2nd floor of the east front. Pointed carriage archway in the south-west corner, pointed pedestrian arch to the east of it. 3 cinquefoil- headed lancet windows on the north front with a chimney corbelled out between 2 of them on the 2nd floor. Pointed carriage archway on this side as wide as both the carriage and pedestrian archways of the south front together. Square projection in the north-east corner with pointed lancet windows.

Listing NGR: TQ9555272937

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
444802
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: 27 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10496/10
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