CANTERBURY CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1252100

Date first listed: 03-Dec-1949

Statutory Address: CANTERBURY CASTLE, CASTLE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CANTERBURY CASTLE, CASTLE STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Canterbury (District Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: TR1455357430

Summary

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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.

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 170504

Legacy System: LBS

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