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The Library

Hob Uid: 464483
Location :
Kent
Canterbury
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TR1510057970
Summary : Former dormitory of Christchurch Priory constructed before 1093. A modern library was built over part of it to designs by J.L. Denman in 1953.
More information : (TR 15105797) Library [NR]. (1)

Library to Christchurch Cathedral, Grade I. Formerly the dormitory
to Christchurch monastery and grade I for this reason. A modern
library has been built over part of it. The dormitory was built
before 1093. 1953 by JL Denman. (2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : OS 1:500 1874
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) City of Canterbury Kent Sept 1973 62
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Built prior to 1093
Monument End Date : 1093
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Monument Type : Monastery, Dormitory
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Later alterations
Monument End Date : 1953
Monument Start Date : 1953
Monument Type : Library
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 170531
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TR 15 NE 141
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