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Memorial to Christopher Marlowe, Canterbury

Description: Memorial to Christopher Marlowe

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 170584

OS Grid Reference: TR1480457438
OS Grid Coordinates: 614804, 157438
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2756, 1.0784

Location: 7 Dane John Mew, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2QU

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

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Listing Text


Memorial to Christopher Marlowe
TR 1457 SE 8/478


Marlowe was born in Canterbury in 1564. This late Victorian memorial consists
of a bronze figure on a stone plinth with a figure of a small lute player.
The plinth has 4 recessed with statuettes of Sir Henry lying as Tamburlaine,
Edward Alleyn as Barabbas in "The Jew of Malta", James Hackett as Edward
II and Sir Johnston Forbes Robertson as Dr Faustus,

Listing NGR: TR1480457438

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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