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The Battery

A Grade II Listed Building in Folkestone, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0797 / 51°4'46"N

Longitude: 1.184 / 1°11'2"E

OS Eastings: 623113

OS Northings: 135976

OS Grid: TR231359

Mapcode National: GBR W22.65Q

Mapcode Global: FRA F6C8.H2K

Entry Name: The Battery

Listing Date: 11 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175271

Location: Folkestone, Shepway, Kent, CT20

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Folkestone

Built-Up Area: Folkestone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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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

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