8, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1258219
Date first listed:
28-Mar-1978
Statutory Address:
8, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
8, HIGH STREET

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 14908 57835

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
444580
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/13528/24
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