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ST MARY'S ABBEY CHAPTERHOUSE AND LIBRARY

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: ST MARY'S ABBEY CHAPTERHOUSE AND LIBRARY

List entry Number: 1291520

Location

ST MARY'S ABBEY CHAPTERHOUSE AND LIBRARY, SWAN STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Malling

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 392468

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WEST MALLING

TQ6857 SWAN STREET 1156-0/3/160 St Mary's Abbey: Chapterhouse and 25/08/59 Library (Formerly Listed as: SWAN STREET St Mary's Abbey)

GV I

Chapterhouse and library. Norman and C14 with C19 roof, restored C20. Built of stone rubble with corner buttresses. East end has 2 stone arched windows. North front has a blocked-in arch. West front has C20 bellcote, blocked-in round-headed arch with 3 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 4-centred arched door with mottoes in spandrels and roof with unusual C19 roof of arched brace type.

Listing NGR: TQ6829257677

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National Grid Reference: TQ 68291 57677

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