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Milton Chantry

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gravesend, Kent

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Latitude: 51.4439 / 51°26'38"N

Longitude: 0.3765 / 0°22'35"E

OS Eastings: 565254

OS Northings: 174338

OS Grid: TQ652743

Mapcode National: GBR NML.D18

Mapcode Global: VHJLC.GYXZ

Plus Code: 9F32C9VG+HJ

Entry Name: Milton Chantry

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356342

Location: Gravesham, Kent, DA12

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

Built-Up Area: Gravesend

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Milton St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

(East Side)

Milton Chantry
TQ 6574 SW 2/13 23.1.52.


The property of Gravesend Corporation. The Chantry chapel is all that remains
of the leper hospital of Milton which was founded by Aymer de Valence, Earl of
Pembroke, about 1322. This was converted into a dwelling at the Reformation and
became a public house called the New Tavern in the C18. It was restored in 1852
and 1862 and again recently. The east wall is of flints. The remainder of the
exterior has been rebuilt or encased in brown brick in the C19. Tiled roof.
Restored window of Early English type in the east wall. C17 chimneystack. The
interior contains a C14 arch-braced roof on the 1st floor and a stone fireplace
with blank spandrels. Similar C14 arch-braced roof on the 2nd floor. There are
the remains of a cross-wing 3 bays with Queen post roof.

Listing NGR: TQ6525474338

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

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