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The Master's Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2699 / 51°16'11"N

Longitude: 0.5221 / 0°31'19"E

OS Eastings: 576033

OS Northings: 155321

OS Grid: TQ760553

Mapcode National: GBR PR7.6TY

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.0BCW

Plus Code: 9F327G9C+WR

Entry Name: The Master's Tower

Listing Date: 30 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173443

Location: High Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Electoral Ward/Division: High Street

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/02/2017

TQ 7655 W

The Master's Tower

(Formerly listed as The Master's Tower, MILL STREET)


1396-1398. This was originally the main entrance gateway to the College from the river. Two storeys Kentish ragstone. Pyramidal tiled roof. Pointed archway on the ground floor. Square-headed window on the first floor containing two cinquefoil-headed lights with stone mullion and transom. Small projection on the north side with splayed end, possibly containing the staircase. This front has a single window of one cinquefoil-headed light on the first floor and a gable fronted with weatherboarding, full of pigeon holes.

Gateway and Wall to Palace Gardens, Wall to north-west of Archbishop's Palace, The Archbishop's Palace, Wall to east of Archbishop's Palace, The Dungeons at the Archbishop's Palace, The Gate House at the Archbishop's Palace, The Len Bridge, The Tithe Barn, Parish Church of All Saints, Wall to north and west of All Saints Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The Masters House, The Master's Tower, Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7603355321

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