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Tankerton Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3643 / 51°21'51"N

Longitude: 1.0348 / 1°2'5"E

OS Eastings: 611360

OS Northings: 167174

OS Grid: TR113671

Mapcode National: GBR TX1.JF8

Mapcode Global: VHKJK.WZF0

Entry Name: Tankerton Castle

Listing Date: 20 May 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170879

Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT5

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Town: Canterbury

Electoral Ward/Division: Tankerton

Built-Up Area: Whitstable

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TOWER HILL
1.
5273
(South Side)
Tankerton
Tankerton Castle
TR 16 NW 4/18
II
2.
Offices of the Whitstable Urban District Council until 1973. The house is mainly
a mid C19 castellated mansion. On the east side it incorporates the small building
known previously as Tankerton Tower which was built in 1792, possibly as a beacon
with dwellinghouse attached. It consists of a squat octagonal town of 2 storeys,
built of flints and red brick with machicolation and a castellated parapet end
a small rectangular section of liner elevation to the south. Sash windows with
pointed heads. Glazing bars intact.


Listing NGR: TR1119767123

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