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Christ Church Priory Infirmary

Hob Uid: 464437
Location :
Kent
Canterbury
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TR1516057950
Summary : The ruins which are largely early to mid 12th century comprise the remains of the south arcade and some buttresses of the Infirmary Hall and much of the Infirmary Chapel. The Infirmary Chapel was erected in Prior Wibert's time and still contains some fine but badly eroded sculpture. The south arcade, south wall and most of the ruined chancel are extant. Inserted into the mid 12th century walls are three 14th century windows. The chapel was damaged in an earthquake in 1382 and repaired 1383-4.
More information : [TR 15165795] Infirmary [NR] Remains of [NAT]. (1)

The Infirmary buildings at Christ Church Priory are being completely
surveyed before being restored in 1982. (2)

The ruins, which are largely early to mid 12th century comprise the
remains of the south arcade and some buttresses of the Infirmary Hall
and much of the Infirmary Chapel. (3)

(TR 15165795) Infirmary Hall. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : OS 1/500 1874
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : CAT Ann Rep 5 1980-81 17 (T Tatton-Brown)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : CAT Ann Rep 6 1981-82 29 fig p28 (T Tatton-Brown)
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Arch Cant 7 1868 1-206 (R Willis)
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Source Number : 5
Source : Canterbury Cathedral nave : archaeology, history and architecture
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Page(s) : 131
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Vol(s) : new ser. vol.1

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Built early to mid C12
Monument End Date : 1166
Monument Start Date : 1100
Monument Type : Chapel, Infirmary
Evidence : Ruined Building
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Partially rebuilt 1383-4
Monument End Date : 1384
Monument Start Date : 1383
Monument Type : Chapel
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : KE 335
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TR 15 NE 95
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