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The Old Palace

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2569 / 51°15'24"N

Longitude: 1.1423 / 1°8'32"E

OS Eastings: 619352

OS Northings: 155550

OS Grid: TR193555

Mapcode National: GBR TYK.1MD

Mapcode Global: VHLGN.RN7T

Entry Name: The Old Palace

Listing Date: 14 March 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170970

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 OLD PALACE ROAD

The Old Palace
TR 15 NE 9/116

II GV


2.
The house itself was built by Robert Packham in the late C18. Two storeys
and attics stuccoed. Hipped tiled roof. Castellated parapet with a pediment
in the centre concealing 2 dormers. Seven sashes with glazing bars missing.
Modern ground floor portion built out along most of the front. At the east
end of the south front is a C19 addition forming an L-wing, Thomas Cranmer,
Archbishop of Canterbury from 1533-1554, built a Palace here in 1552, which
was enlarged by Archbishop Matthew Parker later in the C16. This was demolished
during the Civil War and only the Gatehouse remains which is now a Cottage
adjoining on the south-east of the house known as The Old Palace.


Listing NGR: TR1935255550

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

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