NORMAN STAIRCASE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1253715

Date first listed: 03-Dec-1949

Statutory Address: NORMAN STAIRCASE, THE CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NORMAN STAIRCASE, THE CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS

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

County: Kent

District: Canterbury (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TR 15134 58107

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History

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Details

1. 944 THE CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS

Norman Staircase TR 1558 SW 3/16B 3.12.49.

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2. This C12 staircase leads to the library of the King's School and is said to be the only C12 staircase in England. 18 stone steps, The sides are of flint and ashlar and the roof is tiled and has a tile-hung gable. The base has 4 columns with Norman capitals and arches and a balustrade formed by pilasters.

Nos 20 to 29A (consec), Pilgrim's or Pentise entry attached to No 29, wall in garden of No 29, wall and gatepiers between Nos 28 and 29, Gateway from Green Court and building adjoining to left, King's School, Library and Norman staircase form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1513558107

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 170569

Legacy System: LBS

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