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Tankerton Castle, Whitstable

Description: Tankerton Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 170879

OS Grid Reference: TR1136067174
OS Grid Coordinates: 611360, 167174
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3643, 1.0348

Location: Tower Hill, Canterbury, Kent CT5 2BP

Locality: Whitstable
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT5 2BP

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Tankerton Castle
TR 16 NW 4/18
Offices of the Whitstable Urban District Council until 1973. The house is mainly
a mid C19 castellated mansion. On the east side it incorporates the small building
known previously as Tankerton Tower which was built in 1792, possibly as a beacon
with dwellinghouse attached. It consists of a squat octagonal town of 2 storeys,
built of flints and red brick with machicolation and a castellated parapet end
a small rectangular section of liner elevation to the south. Sash windows with
pointed heads. Glazing bars intact.

Listing NGR: TR1119767123

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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