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8, HIGH STREET

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: 8, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1258219

Location

8, HIGH STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1978

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444580

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 944 HIGH STREET (North East Side)

No 8 TR 1457 NE 4/751

II

2. Late C14, C18 and circa 1870. This is included for its late C14 timber-framed core. The front elevation is part of a. tgrrace built soon after a fire of 1865, which is not in itself listable. High Street facade of 4 storeys cement rendered. Bracket eaves cornice and pilasters. 3 sashes cornice and brackets to 2nd floor windows and round-headed arches with keystones to 1st floor. Later shopfront. Behind this is the framing of a late C14 3 storeyed double-jettied house with cellar containing niche below. This was of 3 bays, set endwise to the street and the hall was probably in the middle bay most of the framing remains, together with bronze Cl7 posts. The rear elevation is of 3 storeys and was altered in the C18, the ground floor being underbuilt in brick, the upper floors rendered. This has 2 sashes with glazing bars intact and a ground floor canted bay and doorcase with rectangular fanlight. On the 2nd storey are 2 original mediaeval windows with holes for window bars and sliding shutter grooves. Around these windows is. the original C15 yellow brick infill.

Listing NGR: TR1491257839

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National Grid Reference: TR 14908 57835

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