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The Battery, Folkestone

Description: The Battery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 175271

OS Grid Reference: TR2311335976
OS Grid Coordinates: -691026, -15286931
Latitude/Longitude: 1,000.0000, 1,000.0000

Location: 1 The Parade, Folkestone CT20 1SQ

Locality: Folkestone
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT20 1SQ

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Listing Text

(South East Side)
The Battery
TR 2335 NW 2/9A
Dated 1760 on the chimneystack of the west front and built as the Officers Quarters
of tie Folkestone Battery. 2 storeys and attics stuccoed. Old tiled roof with
2 dormers. 5 sashes with glazing bars intact on the lst floor only. Modern
windows and porch on tne ground floor. Left side elevation is of stone with
flint galleting and outside chimneystack. A brass plate on the door records
that John Kinnisburgh (1743-1820) Master Gunner, lived there from 1800 till 1820.
Early C19 brick powder store connected to the house.

Nos 26 to 40 (even) form a group with The Battery, Statue in grounds of The Battery and
The Globe Inn.

Listing NGR: TR2311335976

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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