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Meister Omers

Hob Uid: 464440
Location :
Kent
Canterbury
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TR1525057920
Summary : Originally a 15th century building used as a lodging house for the Prior's guests now with a 19th century exterior. Medieval elements include stone quoins, a blocked arch and 15th century windows in the south west corner of the building. Built with stone quoins and flint faced. The interior has Elizabethan wall paintings.
More information : [TR 15235792] Meister Homors [NR] (1)

The Meister Homers - medieval house, east end of Christchurch Precincts. (2)

No 16 Cathedral Precincts (Meister Omers) Grade II. 19thc exterior to an early 15thc building which was originally a lodging for the Prior's guests. (3)

A detailed survey has been made of 'Meistes Omers' built in the 1530 for Cardinal Beauft, Bishop of Winchester. The whole of the main east-west stone building survives. Only the northern extension (excavated in 1978-9) was destroyed in the 17th and 19th centuries. (4)

House c1400, much restored in 1860's. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1/500 1874
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Source Number : 2
Source : Archaeologia Cantiana : being contributions to the history and archaeology of Kent
Source details : (J Brigstocke Sheppard)
Page(s) : 116-121
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Vol(s) : 13, 1880
Source Number : 3
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : City of Canterbury, Kent: Sept 1973
Page(s) : 68
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Source Number : 4
Source : Canterbury Archaeological Trust annual report
Source details : (T Tatton-Brown)
Page(s) : 32-3
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Vol(s) : 1979-80
Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Historical Buildings Survey Canterbury City Council/RCHME 57022 6 of 12
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Part built C15 re-used
Monument End Date : 1499
Monument Start Date : 1400
Monument Type : Guest House, Priory
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C19 alterations
Monument End Date : 1899
Monument Start Date : 1800
Monument Type : House
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 170550
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External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 105577
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TR 15 NE 98
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