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Church of St Mary Sub-Castro

A Grade I Listed Building in Dover, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1284 / 51°7'42"N

Longitude: 1.3234 / 1°19'24"E

OS Eastings: 632629

OS Northings: 141822

OS Grid: TR326418

Mapcode National: GBR X2Z.5D0

Mapcode Global: VHLHB.WWGV

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Sub-Castro

Listing Date: 7 March 1974

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177826

Location: Dover, Dover, Kent, CT16

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Dover

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text




The latest possible date for the foundation of the church is C.1020AD. The exterior is of 2 storeys flint with some reused Roman brick window dressings and some modern ashlar dressings. Modern tiled roof and restored tower. The Church was roofless and used as a coalstore in the C18 but was restored for use as a garrison church to the Castle by Sir Gilbert Scott in 1862. The interior contains a Chancel arch of Roman brick, a blocked Saxon doorway and the site of a Military or soldiers altar of A.D. 1225. There is a Victorian wooden roof and stained glass windows. Mosaics by Butterfield 1888.

Listing NGR: TR3263241823

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

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