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2, Castle Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2773 / 51°16'38"N

Longitude: 1.0779 / 1°4'40"E

OS Eastings: 614764

OS Northings: 157627

OS Grid: TR147576

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.WWK

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.M5P5

Plus Code: 9F3373GH+W5

Entry Name: 2, Castle Street

Listing Date: 3 May 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170489

Location: Westgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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(South East Side)

No 2
TR 1457 NE 4/352 3.5.67.


An early C19 facade to an C18 town house. 3 storeys and basement stuccoed.
Moulded stone parapet coping. 5 C18 sashes, some having Italianate surrounds.
Centre wirdow spaces are blanks. Moulded architrave to central second floor
window space. First floor central window space has a stone pediment, console
brackets and 3 paterae. The other windows on this floor have cornices and
console brackets. Cast iron anthemion moulded balconettes. 2 stringcourses,
1 with ovolo moulding. Ground floor is rusticated. The windows on the groun
d floor are round-headed. Doorcase has a segmental fanlight and guilloche
frieze. 4 steps. Footscrapers. The interior contains
an Cl8 staircase with 3 turned balusters to each step and scrolled.
tread ends. The right side ground floor room has C18 panelling,
a carved wooden overmantel depicting flowers and fronts and a wooden
cornice frieze. Fielded panelled doors.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec) and Nos 12 to 24 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1476557624

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