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22-26, the Cathedral Precincts, Canterbury

Description: 22-26, the Cathedral Precincts

Grade: I
Date Listed: 3 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 170560

OS Grid Reference: TR1517658062
OS Grid Coordinates: 615176, 158062
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2810, 1.0841

Location: 91 Broad Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EE

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

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Listing Text


Nos 22 to 26 (consec)
TR 1558 SW 3/15 3.5.67.


These comprise the whole of the north side of Green Court, Originally these
buildings were some of the office buildings of Christchurch Priory, such
as the bakehouse, Brewery and Granary. They are now part of King's School.
The range includes work of various periods including modern restoration after
bomb damage. It is built in 3 sections. The east section is of flints.
2 storeys and attic. 6 dormers and 8 windows. There is a gateway in the
centre and another pointed arch to the west of this, one C15 window with
2 cinquefoil-healed lights, 2 sash windows of tile C18, tile rest modern.
Crenellated porch. The centre section is recessed. 2 storeys and attics
flint and brick in a diaper pattern. C19 windows with some mullions and
transoms. Off centre doorcase with flat hood and brackets and 6 fielded
panelled door. 2 gabled dormers. The west section is 2 storeys flint and
brick in a diaper pattern, Old tiled roof with 5 hipped dormers, Parapet.
6 buttresses, 10 windows. There is a recessed area supported by 2 stone

Nos 20 to 29A (consec), Pilgrim's or Pentise entry attached to No 29,
wall in garden of No 29, wall and gatepiers between Nos 28 and 29,
Gateway from Green Court and buildings adjoining to left, King's School
Library and Norman staircase form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1520858044

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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