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Ducking Stool in Grounds of No 1

A Grade II Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2803 / 51°16'48"N

Longitude: 1.0787 / 1°4'43"E

OS Eastings: 614805

OS Northings: 157960

OS Grid: TR148579

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.PJY

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.N23W

Entry Name: Ducking Stool in Grounds of No 1

Listing Date: 7 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441701

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

1.
944 ST PETER'S STREET
(North East Side)

Ducking stool in
grounds of No 1
TR 1457 NE 4/69A

II


2.
Mostly restored, this consists of a wooden beam with a chair at the end. It
was last used in 1809 and bears the legend "Unfaithful wives beware, also
butchers bakers, brewers, Apothecaries, and all who give short measure"

Listed for sociological interest.


Listing NGR: TR1480557960

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

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