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1-8, MERCERY LANE (See details for further address information)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.279 / 51°16'44"N

Longitude: 1.0808 / 1°4'50"E

OS Eastings: 614957

OS Northings: 157830

OS Grid: TR149578

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.Q21

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.P37T

Entry Name: 1-8, MERCERY LANE (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439708

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

(West Side)

Nos 1 to 8 (consec)
No 8A
TR 1457 NE 4/83 3.12.49.


The whole of the west side is 1 building with Nos 1 and 2 High Street qv. This
is built in 2 sections but was formerly all the Chequers Inn, which contained
a dormitory of 100 beds and was originally built as a hostel for pilgrims.
3 storeys painted brick or plastered. 13 windows in all. Modern shop fronts.
The north east section, 6 windows, is C18 and has 3 curved bay windows on the
lst floor. The south west section (7 windows) consists of C14 timber-framed
buildings with an overhanging 2nd floor, but with C18 sash windows inserted
(with glazing bars intact) and 1 curved bay window on file lst floor of each house.

Nos 1 to 8A (consec) and Nos 10 to 16 (consec), Nos 38 to 44 (consec) Burgate
together with Nos 1 to 9 (consec) Butchery Lane form a group.

Also Nos 1 to 8A (consec) form a group together with Nos 1 & 2 High Street.

Listing NGR: TR1495757830

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

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