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Walpole House, King's School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2806 / 51°16'50"N

Longitude: 1.0816 / 1°4'53"E

OS Eastings: 615006

OS Northings: 158007

OS Grid: TR150580

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.Q81

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.P2NM

Entry Name: Walpole House, King's School

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440576

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

(East Side)

No 48
(Walpole House,
King's School)
TR 1458 SE 2/51
TR 1458 SE 3/51 3.12.49.


Late C18. 3 storeys and semi-basement red brick. Parapet with stone coping.
stuccoed stringcourse. Northernmost window bay recessed with arcading over
lst floor windows. Doorway up 5 steps with handrail on either side. Narrow
window on either side of door, segmental fanlight, reeded frieze, and 6 panel
moulded double doors. Footscraper. The rear elevation has a mediaeval portion
which is the porch to the original Archbishop's Palace. 2 storeys flint and
ashlar with buttresses. Sashes. Blocked in arch, The rest of the building
has a curved bay and 3 sashes. Doorcase with rectangular fanlight and steps
with wrought iron railings.

Nos 29 to 48 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1500858008

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

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