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1 and 2, High Street, Canterbury

Description: 1 and 2, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 170638

OS Grid Reference: TR1494057805
OS Grid Coordinates: 614940, 157805
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2788, 1.0805

Location: 8 Mercery Lane, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2JH

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

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Listing Text

(North East Side)

Nos 1 & 2
TR 1457 NE 4/62 3.5.67.


Formerly the Chequers Inn which contained a dormitory of 100 beds and was
1 building with Nos 1-9 Mercury Lane adjoining. A large C14 timber-framed
building altered in the C18 and in modern times. 3 storeys and attic. First
and 2nd floors overhang and are supported on heavy wooden brackets. 4 windows
facing the High Street. 2 windows facing Mercery Lane. 2 dormers. C18
sash windows with glazing bars missing but some remains of timber cusp-headed
windows. On the ground floor there is a stone arcade with the cognizance
of the Black Prince on the corner post. Modern shop fronts.

Forms a group with Nos 1 to 8A (consec) Mercery Lane.

Listing NGR: TR1493957802

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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