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THE ABBEY GATEHOUSE

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: THE ABBEY GATEHOUSE

List entry Number: 1258332

Location

THE ABBEY GATEHOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Swale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Minster-on-Sea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-May-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444802

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TQ 95565 72998

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