The Archbishop's Palace or the Old Palace, Canterbury
Description: The Archbishop's Palace or the Old Palace
Date Listed: 3 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 170536
OS Grid Reference: TR1501557977
OS Grid Coordinates: 615015, 157977
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2803, 1.0817
Location: 50 Palace Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EE
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The Archbishop's Palace
or the Old Palace
TR 1557 NW 5/2
TR 1457 NE 4/2 3.5.67.
Rebuilt in 1896 by W D Caroe, but the south wing contains some traces of
old work in the buttresses and a C14 2 light trefoil-headed window. The C16
gateway in the Borough also remains, though it is now blocked.
The building is curved. 2 to 3 storeys flint and ashlar. Tiled roof with
3 dormers on right elevation and 3 mullioned and transomed windows with
hood moulding. Buttresses. The left side elevation has 3 gables with finials
and 3 mullioned windows. The central entrance porch has an archiepiscopal
cartouche and 2 twisted columns. It incorporates the West end of the undercroft
of the monastic refectory.
Listing NGR: TR1498757995
Source: English Heritage
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