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1 and 2, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170638

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

(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

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

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