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23, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Margate, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356595

Location: Thanet, Kent, CT9

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Town: Thanet

Electoral Ward/Division: Margate Central

Built-Up Area: Margate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 23
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

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

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