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Fisher Gate

A Grade I Listed Building in Sandwich, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2751 / 51°16'30"N

Longitude: 1.3433 / 1°20'35"E

OS Eastings: 633282

OS Northings: 158194

OS Grid: TR332581

Mapcode National: GBR X12.Y6D

Mapcode Global: VHLGS.76HV

Entry Name: Fisher Gate

Listing Date: 29 April 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177608

Location: Sandwich, Dover, Kent, CT13

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Sandwich

Built-Up Area: Sandwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Fisher Gate
TR 3358 1/183 29.4.70.


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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