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Cathedral Choir School

Hob Uid: 464399
Location :
Kent
Canterbury
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TR1519057960
Summary : A large L-shaped building of several periods. Originally the Table Hall to the Christchurch Monastery with a king-post roof dating from the late 13th century. The east wing is 15th century and the west half is late 17th century. Built in brick, stone and flint. Now a choir school.
More information : No 18 The Cathedral Precincts. (Cathedral Choir School) Grade I.
(TR 15195796 - OS 1:1250 1972).

A large L-shaped building of several periods. The north wing is C14 and is of squared flints. This was originally the Table Hall to Christchurch Monastery.

Paving in front of No 18 early C19.
Water tank situated in front of No 18 C18.
Wall between No 18 and the Cathedral is Georgian. (1)

(TR 15205796) Refectory [NR]. (2)

The Table Hall, which adjoins the north-east corner of the Infirmary Hall, is now the Choir House. It retains its original King-post roof, probably built in the third quarter of the 13th century, and some fine 14th century traceried windows. (3)

Table Hall 13th-14th century, east wing part 15th century. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) City of Canterbury Kent Sept 1973 69
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Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : OS 1:500 1874
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Source Number : 3
Source : Canterbury Archaeological Trust annual report
Source details : 1981-2 illus (T Tatton-Brown)
Page(s) : 29-31
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Vol(s) : 6
Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Hist Build Survey Cant City Council/RCHME 57022 6 of 12
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Built late C13
Monument End Date : 1299
Monument Start Date : 1267
Monument Type : Refectory
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Additions C15
Monument End Date : 1499
Monument Start Date : 1400
Monument Type : Refectory
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Additions late C17
Monument End Date : 1699
Monument Start Date : 1667
Monument Type : Building
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Now
Monument End Date : 1973
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Monument Type : Choir School
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 170554
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TR 15 NE 57
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, CHOIR HOUSE, CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS
Activity type : WATCHING BRIEF
Start Date : 2002-01-01
End Date : 2002-12-31