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The Old Curiosity Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadstairs, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3597 / 51°21'34"N

Longitude: 1.4439 / 1°26'37"E

OS Eastings: 639852

OS Northings: 167924

OS Grid: TR398679

Mapcode National: GBR X07.RTV

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.Z25Z

Entry Name: The Old Curiosity Shop

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417382

Location: Broadstairs and St. Peters, Thanet, Kent, CT10

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Broadstairs and St. Peters

Built-Up Area: Broadstairs

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HARBOUR STREET
1,
5283
(North East Side)
BROADSTAIRS
No 9
(The Old Curiosity Shop)
TR 3967 NE 1/8C 25.9.72.
II

2.
Dated 1588 but the facade is C18 and there are modern alterations. The front elevation
is 3 storeys stuccoed, the 2nd storey being of painted brick. Slate roof, half-hipped
at one end. 1 casement. Simple doorcase. The right side elevation has 1 2nd
floor sash with glazing bars intact and a 3-light bay through ground and 1st floors.
Forming an L-wing to the right of this is a portion which is now of 3 storeys (the
2nd storey C20 and tile-hung). Lower 2 storeys painted brick with old tiled roof.
1 sash with glazing bars intact and 2 casements. Early C19 doorcase with flat hood,
reeded architrave and rosettes. The interior has exposed beams, batten panelling
and a well reputed to have harboured smuggled goods. There is a sandstone door
lintel from Holy Trinity Church, Margate, incorporated in the rear wall. It bears
the inscription "God is my Conscience" beneath the Invicta crest held between two
scrolls.


Listing NGR: TR3985267924

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

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