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Howletts (Howletts Zoo Park)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2674 / 51°16'2"N

Longitude: 1.1469 / 1°8'48"E

OS Eastings: 619623

OS Northings: 156737

OS Grid: TR196567

Mapcode National: GBR TYC.GSM

Mapcode Global: VHLGN.TDPQ

Entry Name: Howletts (Howletts Zoo Park)

Listing Date: 30 January 1967

Last Amended: 14 March 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170964

Location: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Canterbury, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5273 BEKESBOURNE BEKESBOURNE LANE

Howletts (Howletts
Zoo Park) (formerly
listed as Howletts under
Littlebourne Road)
TR 15 NE 9/113 30.1.67

II* GV


2.
Built by Isaac Baugh in 1787 and originally called Owletts. Two storeys attics
and basement faced with Roman cement now colourwashed. Hipped slate roof.
The entrance front faces south-east. In the centre is a projection of 3 windows
like a portico approached by 10 wide steps and consisting of 4 circular ionic
columns with 4 pilasters and a cornice and pediment over. On each side of
it is a wing of one window on a high base of cellars with long and short quoins
on the outer sides and a cornice and blocking course over. All the windows
are in moulded architrave surrounds with glazing bars intact. Round-headed
doorcase with traceried fanlight. The south-west front has 5 windows, 3 dormers
and a curved staircase flashed by 2 pillars with eagles. The north-west front
has a central bay of 3 windows on all floors and the north-east elevation has
a stone balustrade with 2 lions.


Listing NGR: TR1962556733

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