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Latitude: 51.39 / 51°23'24"N
Longitude: 1.383 / 1°22'58"E
OS Eastings: 635458
OS Northings: 171096
OS Grid: TR354710
Mapcode National: GBR WZS.VW6
Mapcode Global: VHLG6.XBH7
Entry Name: 23, King Street
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1094642
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356595
Location: Thanet, Kent, CT9
Electoral Ward/Division: Margate Central
Built-Up Area: Margate
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 3571 SW 2/10 15.12.70.
A fine early C19 house, originally the brewer's house to Cobbs' brewery.
It was here that William Pitt the Younger was entertained. 2 parallel ranges.
3 storeys and basement stock brick. Stone parapet. 5 sashes with vertical
glazing bars only. Stone cills. Stringcourse above ground floor. Fine
central Adamesque doorcase. Cornice of modillions and frieze having a swag
pattern with oval paterae at the ends. 2 stylizied composite reeded pilasters.
Panelled reveals. Semi-circular fanlight with glazing bars. Underneath is
a band of reeding and paterae. 6 panelled door with fielded panels, 2 now
missing. Interesting doorknocker. 4 restored steps and 2 interesting scrolled
footscrapers. Plinth. Rear has rainwater head. The interior contains the
original mahogany staircase with wrought iron scrolled balusters, and the
ground floor retains traces of a frieze of cherubs swags and cornucopia.
Nos 15 to 35 (odd) and No 91 Trinity Square form a group
Listing NGR: TR3545871096
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