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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE MASTER'S TOWER

List entry Number: 1086312

Location

THE MASTER'S TOWER, MILL STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
KentMaidstoneDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 173443

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MILL STREET 1. 5278 (West Side) The Master's Tower TQ 7655 W 7/71B 30.7.5l. II GV

2. 1396-1398. This was originally the main entrance gateway to the College from the river. 2 storeys Kentish ragstone. Pyramidal tiled roof. Pointed archway on the ground floor. Square-headed window on the 1st floor containing 2 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 1 cinquefoil-headed light on the 1st floor and a gable fronted with weatherboarding, full of pigeon holes.

Gateway & 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 & west of All Saints Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The College, The Master's Tower, Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7603355321

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National Grid Reference: TQ 76033 55321

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