This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 51.2756 / 51°16'32"N
Longitude: 1.0748 / 1°4'29"E
OS Eastings: 614553
OS Northings: 157430
OS Grid: TR145574
Mapcode National: GBR TY2.VZQ
Mapcode Global: VHLGM.L61G
Entry Name: Canterbury Castle
Listing Date: 3 December 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1252100
English Heritage Legacy ID: 170504
Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT1
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Canterbury
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
944 CASTLE STREET
(North West Side)
TR 1457 SE 8/210 3.12.49.
The remains of a square Norman keep. 2 storeys above ground level (it was
reduced in height in 1817) built in bands of flint and Caen stone blocks.
There were originally 4 arched windows to each side. The interior has 2
cross walls and the remains of spiral staircases in the east and south-west
wall. Remains of fireplaces of rubble set in a herringbone pattern. The
keep measures 87 by 75 feet externally and the walls are 9 ft thick. Scheduled
as an ancient monument.
Listing NGR: TR1455357429
Other nearby listed buildings