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Penn House

A Grade II Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2755 / 51°16'31"N

Longitude: 1.0769 / 1°4'36"E

OS Eastings: 614700

OS Northings: 157429

OS Grid: TR147574

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.WM4

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.M64H

Entry Name: Penn House

Listing Date: 3 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170588

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


Nos 16 to 18 (consec)
No 19 (Penn House)
TR 1457 SE 8/225 Nos 20 to 23 (consec)


Originally called Donjon Grove and dated 1822. 2 ranges, joined at ground
floor level only. 3 storeys stuccoed, Slate roof. Stone parapet with moulded
cornice. Some fluted and some plain pilasters. Rusticated bases. Fine cast
iron balconies. Round-headed doorcases with 8 panelled doors. No 18 has
been gothicized and given a castellated parapet, imitation miniature octagonal
turrets and some pointed windows. No 23 is a larger house and has a 3 light
canted bay running through all storeys. The ground floor of No 18 is joined
to No 19 and has a door having a cornice above with alternate triglyphs and

Municipal Buildings, Nos 12, 12A & Nos 14 to 23 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1469657429

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

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