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Description: Gatehouse, the Old Palace
Date Listed: 29 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 170971
OS Grid Reference: TR1937455531
OS Grid Coordinates: 619374, 155531
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2567, 1.1426
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5273 BEKESBOURNE OLD PALACE ROAD
Gatehouse, The Old Palace
(formerly listed as
The Old Palace)
TR 15 NE 9/117 29.9.52
C16. This was the Gatehouse of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer's Palace. Two storeys
red brick laid in English bond. Hipped slate roof. Three casement windows
of 2 lights with 4 centred heads and stone mullions. In the west wall is a
four-centred stone doorway with a stone over it inscribed "T C (Thomas Cranmer)
1552" and a cartouche of the arms of Archbishop Parker of Canterbury. Chimneybreast
on north wall.
To the east of the cottage is a red brick barn with a tiled roof with gable
ends, hipped waggon entrance and casement windows.
Listing NGR: TR1937455531
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Source: English Heritage
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