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Latitude: 51.2567 / 51°15'24"N
Longitude: 1.1426 / 1°8'33"E
OS Eastings: 619374
OS Northings: 155531
OS Grid: TR193555
Mapcode National: GBR TYK.1PN
Mapcode Global: VHLGN.RNDZ
Entry Name: Gatehouse, the Old Palace
Listing Date: 29 September 1952
Last Amended: 14 March 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186845
English Heritage Legacy ID: 170971
Location: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Canterbury, Kent, CT4
Civil Parish: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
5273 BEKESBOURNE OLD PALACE ROAD
Gatehouse, The Old Palace
(formerly listed as
The Old Palace)
TR 15 NE 9/117 29.9.52
C16. This was the Gatehouse of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer's Palace. Two storeys
red brick laid in English bond. Hipped slate roof. Three casement windows
of 2 lights with 4 centred heads and stone mullions. In the west wall is a
four-centred stone doorway with a stone over it inscribed "T C (Thomas Cranmer)
1552" and a cartouche of the arms of Archbishop Parker of Canterbury. Chimneybreast
on north wall.
To the east of the cottage is a red brick barn with a tiled roof with gable
ends, hipped waggon entrance and casement windows.
Listing NGR: TR1937455531
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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