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The Former Blackfriars Monastery, Canterbury

Description: The Former Blackfriars Monastery

Grade: I
Date Listed: 3 December 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 170393

OS Grid Reference: TR1486258076
OS Grid Coordinates: 614862, 158076
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2813, 1.0796

Location: St Alphege Lane, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2AP

Locality: Canterbury
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT1 2AP

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There is also a scheduled monument, Abbot's Mill and sluice at Blackfriars Street, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

(West Side)

The former Blackfriars
TK 1458 SE 2/91 3.12.49.


C13 and later. 2 storeys flint faced with stone quoins. Restored tiled
roof, Windows on the first floor are 4 double lancets with quatrefoil heads.
Stone cills, The ground floor has mostly restored mullions. Porch with
steps built on to first floor. Doors are 4 centred arches. The left side
has an extension of 2 storeys in red brick of 1763 to 1764 on a stone base.
Round-headed or plain casements having leaded lights C18 6 Panelled door.
The ground floor has an undercroft with stone octagonal-sided columns and
brick diagonal ribbed vaulting. Stone floor. Traces of timber framing within
the red brick extension.

Forms a group with wall on right side of Blackfriars Monastery and
the Monastery Guest House, St Peter's Lane.

Listing NGR: TR1488958066

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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