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The Former Blackfriars Monastery

A Grade I Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2813 / 51°16'52"N

Longitude: 1.0796 / 1°4'46"E

OS Eastings: 614862

OS Northings: 158076

OS Grid: TR148580

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.PR5

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.N2L3

Entry Name: The Former Blackfriars Monastery

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085131

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170393

Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Town: Canterbury

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
944 BLACKFRIARS STREET
(West Side)


The former Blackfriars
Monastery
TK 1458 SE 2/91 3.12.49.

I GV


2.
C13 and later. 2 storeys flint faced with stone quoins. Restored tiled
roof, Windows on the first floor are 4 double lancets with quatrefoil heads.
Stone cills, The ground floor has mostly restored mullions. Porch with
steps built on to first floor. Doors are 4 centred arches. The left side
has an extension of 2 storeys in red brick of 1763 to 1764 on a stone base.
Round-headed or plain casements having leaded lights C18 6 Panelled door.
The ground floor has an undercroft with stone octagonal-sided columns and
brick diagonal ribbed vaulting. Stone floor. Traces of timber framing within
the red brick extension.

Forms a group with wall on right side of Blackfriars Monastery and
the Monastery Guest House, St Peter's Lane.


Listing NGR: TR1488958066

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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