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22-26, the Cathedral Precincts

A Grade I Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.281 / 51°16'51"N

Longitude: 1.0841 / 1°5'2"E

OS Eastings: 615176

OS Northings: 158063

OS Grid: TR151580

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.QWN

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.Q2Y8

Entry Name: 22-26, the Cathedral Precincts

Listing Date: 3 May 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170560

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


Nos 22 to 26 (consec)
TR 1558 SW 3/15 3.5.67.


These comprise the whole of the north side of Green Court, Originally these
buildings were some of the office buildings of Christchurch Priory, such
as the bakehouse, Brewery and Granary. They are now part of King's School.
The range includes work of various periods including modern restoration after
bomb damage. It is built in 3 sections. The east section is of flints.
2 storeys and attic. 6 dormers and 8 windows. There is a gateway in the
centre and another pointed arch to the west of this, one C15 window with
2 cinquefoil-healed lights, 2 sash windows of tile C18, tile rest modern.
Crenellated porch. The centre section is recessed. 2 storeys and attics
flint and brick in a diaper pattern. C19 windows with some mullions and
transoms. Off centre doorcase with flat hood and brackets and 6 fielded
panelled door. 2 gabled dormers. The west section is 2 storeys flint and
brick in a diaper pattern, Old tiled roof with 5 hipped dormers, Parapet.
6 buttresses, 10 windows. There is a recessed area supported by 2 stone

Nos 20 to 29A (consec), Pilgrim's or Pentise entry attached to No 29,
wall in garden of No 29, wall and gatepiers between Nos 28 and 29,
Gateway from Green Court and buildings adjoining to left, King's School
Library and Norman staircase form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1520858044

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