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The Invicta Engine Set on Plinth

A Grade II Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.276 / 51°16'33"N

Longitude: 1.0802 / 1°4'48"E

OS Eastings: 614934

OS Northings: 157485

OS Grid: TR149574

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.XM0

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.N6Y6

Plus Code: 9F3373GJ+93

Entry Name: The Invicta Engine Set on Plinth

Listing Date: 7 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170582

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


The 'Invicta' engine
set on plinth
TR 1457 SE 8/477


Designed and constructed by George Stephenson, this engine was entered as
No 12 - the Rocket being No 11. On May 3rd l830 it drew the first train
on the Canterbury and Whitstable Railway. The engine is set on standard
gauge lines on a cement plinth.

Listing NGR: TR1493457485

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

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