HOWLETTS (HOWLETTS ZOO PARK)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1336480
Date first listed:
30-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Mar-1980
Statutory Address:
HOWLETTS (HOWLETTS ZOO PARK), BEKESBOURNE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOWLETTS (HOWLETTS ZOO PARK), BEKESBOURNE LANE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Canterbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne
National Grid Reference:
TR 19623 56736

Details

1. 5273 BEKESBOURNE BEKESBOURNE LANE

Howletts (Howletts Zoo Park) (formerly listed as Howletts under Littlebourne Road) TR 15 NE 9/113 30.1.67

II* GV

2. Built by Isaac Baugh in 1787 and originally called Owletts. Two storeys attics and basement faced with Roman cement now colourwashed. Hipped slate roof. The entrance front faces south-east. In the centre is a projection of 3 windows like a portico approached by 10 wide steps and consisting of 4 circular ionic columns with 4 pilasters and a cornice and pediment over. On each side of it is a wing of one window on a high base of cellars with long and short quoins on the outer sides and a cornice and blocking course over. All the windows are in moulded architrave surrounds with glazing bars intact. Round-headed doorcase with traceried fanlight. The south-west front has 5 windows, 3 dormers and a curved staircase flashed by 2 pillars with eagles. The north-west front has a central bay of 3 windows on all floors and the north-east elevation has a stone balustrade with 2 lions.

Listing NGR: TR1962556733

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
170964
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: 10 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06429/33
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