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Meister Omers

A Grade I Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2797 / 51°16'47"N

Longitude: 1.0849 / 1°5'5"E

OS Eastings: 615244

OS Northings: 157920

OS Grid: TR152579

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.R3Z

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.R3F8

Plus Code: 9F3373HM+VX

Entry Name: Meister Omers

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170550

Location: Westgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Description

TR 1557
NW 5/10

THE CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS
No 16
(Meister Omers)
3.12.49.

I

C19 exterior to an early C15 building which was originally a lodging for the Prior's guests. Rebuilt 1399 and decorated early C15; C19 remodelling. Two storeys and attics, flint faced with stone quoins. Steeply pitched tiled roof with five hipped dormers. Buttresses. Mullioned and transomed windows. Medieval work in the south-west corner and at the back; stone quoins, a blocked arch and C15 windows. The interior has Elizabethan wall paintings. Thought to have the widest medieval fireplace in England (over 18 feet wide).

Listing NGR: TR1524157923

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