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Memorial to Christopher Marlowe

A Grade II Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2756 / 51°16'32"N

Longitude: 1.0784 / 1°4'42"E

OS Eastings: 614804

OS Northings: 157438

OS Grid: TR148574

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.X12

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.M6YG

Entry Name: Memorial to Christopher Marlowe

Listing Date: 7 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170584

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


Memorial to Christopher Marlowe
TR 1457 SE 8/478


Marlowe was born in Canterbury in 1564. This late Victorian memorial consists
of a bronze figure on a stone plinth with a figure of a small lute player.
The plinth has 4 recessed with statuettes of Sir Henry lying as Tamburlaine,
Edward Alleyn as Barabbas in "The Jew of Malta", James Hackett as Edward
II and Sir Johnston Forbes Robertson as Dr Faustus,

Listing NGR: TR1480457438

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

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