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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: CANTERBURY CASTLE

List Entry Number: 1252100

Location

CANTERBURY CASTLE, CASTLE STREET

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

County: Kent
District: Canterbury
District Type: District Authority
Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 03-Dec-1949

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.


Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 170504


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 944 CASTLE STREET (North West Side)

Canterbury Castle TR 1457 SE 8/210 3.12.49.

I

2. The remains of a square Norman keep. 2 storeys above ground level (it was reduced in height in 1817) built in bands of flint and Caen stone blocks. There were originally 4 arched windows to each side. The interior has 2 cross walls and the remains of spiral staircases in the east and south-west wall. Remains of fireplaces of rubble set in a herringbone pattern. The keep measures 87 by 75 feet externally and the walls are 9 ft thick. Scheduled as an ancient monument.

Listing NGR: TR1455357429


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Map

National Grid Reference: TR1455357430


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