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Gatehouse, the Old Palace

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

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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

Plus Code: 9F33744V+M2

Entry Name: Gatehouse, the Old Palace

Listing Date: 29 September 1952

Last Amended: 14 March 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170971

Location: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Canterbury, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Gatehouse, The Old Palace
(formerly listed as
outbuildings at
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

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