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Invicta House Ye Olde King's Arms, Sandwich

Description: Invicta House Ye Olde King's Arms

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 177669

OS Grid Reference: TR3292658438
OS Grid Coordinates: 632926, 158438
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2774, 1.3384

Location: St Mary's, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9HN

Locality: Sandwich
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT13 9HN

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There is also a scheduled monument, Sandwich Town Walls: Section Incorporated in the Old East Kent Brewery (35ft Long), at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(South Side)

No 63 (Ye Olde King's Arms)
No 65 Invicta House)
TR 3258 1/48 19.5.50.


Dated 1592 on the corner post, but No 65 dates from the early part of the C16,
timber framed building, refaced in the late C18 but preserving the overhang
of the 1st floor on carved brackets, the corner one being in the shape of the
figure of a centaur with the date. Tiled roofs, 2 storeys, (No 65 3 storeys)
3 windows facing north, 5 windows facing east. Stuccoed front, modillion eaves
cornice. Sash windows, glazing bars intact, some having pointed Gothic panes.
Doorway in east front with pilasters and flat hood over beneath the overhang.
The 2 southernmost window bays of the east front are a wholly C18 or early
C19 extension.

Nos 63 to 71 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR3292358436

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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