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Library Dover College

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dover, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1262 / 51°7'34"N

Longitude: 1.3067 / 1°18'24"E

OS Eastings: 631477

OS Northings: 141529

OS Grid: TR314415

Mapcode National: GBR X2Z.766

Mapcode Global: VHLHB.LYPH

Entry Name: Library Dover College

Listing Date: 30 June 1949

Last Amended: 17 December 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177762

Location: Dover, Dover, Kent, CT17

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Dover

Built-Up Area: Dover

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


685/2/37D Library Dover College
30.6.49 (Formerly the Gate House
of St Martin's Priory)


Former priory gatehouse, later school library. C14, restored by G E Street in 1880. Originally gatehouse to St Martin's Priory refounded by Archbishop Corbeuil in 1131. Built of flint with stone dressings and renewed hipped tiled roof Two storeys, the west part lower; 3 windows. Traceried windows except for west part which has a C19 triple window, round-headed on first floor. Dripmoulding above two windows. Central pointed arch with external chimney stack to left.
(See Pevsner BOE North East and East Kent. p301.)

Listing NGR: TR3147741529

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