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St Mary's Abbey, Chapterhouse and Library

A Grade I Listed Building in West Malling, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2934 / 51°17'36"N

Longitude: 0.4123 / 0°24'44"E

OS Eastings: 568291

OS Northings: 157677

OS Grid: TQ682576

Mapcode National: GBR NPC.WK6

Mapcode Global: VHJM5.3RBD

Plus Code: 9F327CV6+8W

Entry Name: St Mary's Abbey, Chapterhouse and Library

Listing Date: 25 August 1959

Last Amended: 30 November 1993

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392468

ID on this website: 101291520

Location: St Mary's Abbey, West Malling, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: West Malling

Built-Up Area: West Malling

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: West Malling St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

Tagged with: Library building Chapter house

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St Mary's Abbey: Chapterhouse and Library

(Formerly Listed as: SWAN STREET, St Mary's Abbey)


Chapterhouse and library. Norman and C14 with C19 roof, restored C20. Built of stone rubble with corner buttresses. East end has two stone arched windows. North front has a blocked-in arch. West front has C20 bellcote, blocked-in round-headed arch with three small pointed arched windows, one within it. Ground floor has round-headed arched doorway with fragment of zigzag moulding as keystone, and blocked round-headed doorway. The library has a four-centred arched door with mottoes in spandrels and roof with unusual C19 roof of arched brace type.

Listing NGR: TQ6829257677

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