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2, Castle Street, Canterbury

Description: 2, Castle Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 170489

OS Grid Reference: TR1476457626
OS Grid Coordinates: 614764, 157626
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2773, 1.0779

Location: Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2QH

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

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Listing Text

(South East Side)

No 2
TR 1457 NE 4/352 3.5.67.


An early C19 facade to an C18 town house. 3 storeys and basement stuccoed.
Moulded stone parapet coping. 5 C18 sashes, some having Italianate surrounds.
Centre wirdow spaces are blanks. Moulded architrave to central second floor
window space. First floor central window space has a stone pediment, console
brackets and 3 paterae. The other windows on this floor have cornices and
console brackets. Cast iron anthemion moulded balconettes. 2 stringcourses,
1 with ovolo moulding. Ground floor is rusticated. The windows on the groun
d floor are round-headed. Doorcase has a segmental fanlight and guilloche
frieze. 4 steps. Footscrapers. The interior contains
an Cl8 staircase with 3 turned balusters to each step and scrolled.
tread ends. The right side ground floor room has C18 panelling,
a carved wooden overmantel depicting flowers and fronts and a wooden
cornice frieze. Fielded panelled doors.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec) and Nos 12 to 24 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1476557624

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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