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Latitude: 51.2788 / 51°16'43"N
Longitude: 1.0805 / 1°4'49"E
OS Eastings: 614940
OS Northings: 157805
OS Grid: TR149578
Mapcode National: GBR TY2.Q10
Mapcode Global: VHLGM.P32Z
Entry Name: 1 and 2, High Street
Listing Date: 3 May 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1240669
English Heritage Legacy ID: 170638
Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT1
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Canterbury
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
944 HIGH STREET
(North East Side)
Nos 1 & 2
TR 1457 NE 4/62 3.5.67.
Formerly the Chequers Inn which contained a dormitory of 100 beds and was
1 building with Nos 1-9 Mercury Lane adjoining. A large C14 timber-framed
building altered in the C18 and in modern times. 3 storeys and attic. First
and 2nd floors overhang and are supported on heavy wooden brackets. 4 windows
facing the High Street. 2 windows facing Mercery Lane. 2 dormers. C18
sash windows with glazing bars missing but some remains of timber cusp-headed
windows. On the ground floor there is a stone arcade with the cognizance
of the Black Prince on the corner post. Modern shop fronts.
Forms a group with Nos 1 to 8A (consec) Mercery Lane.
Listing NGR: TR1493957802
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