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Penn House, Canterbury

Description: Penn House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 170588

OS Grid Reference: TR1470057429
OS Grid Coordinates: 614700, 157429
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2755, 1.0769

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


Nos 16 to 18 (consec)
No 19 (Penn House)
TR 1457 SE 8/225 Nos 20 to 23 (consec)


Originally called Donjon Grove and dated 1822. 2 ranges, joined at ground
floor level only. 3 storeys stuccoed, Slate roof. Stone parapet with moulded
cornice. Some fluted and some plain pilasters. Rusticated bases. Fine cast
iron balconies. Round-headed doorcases with 8 panelled doors. No 18 has
been gothicized and given a castellated parapet, imitation miniature octagonal
turrets and some pointed windows. No 23 is a larger house and has a 3 light
canted bay running through all storeys. The ground floor of No 18 is joined
to No 19 and has a door having a cornice above with alternate triglyphs and

Municipal Buildings, Nos 12, 12A & Nos 14 to 23 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1469657429

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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