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Greyfriars Monastery

A Grade I Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.279 / 51°16'44"N

Longitude: 1.0768 / 1°4'36"E

OS Eastings: 614681

OS Northings: 157810

OS Grid: TR146578

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.P35

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.M34W

Plus Code: 9F3373HG+HP

Entry Name: Greyfriars Monastery

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242684

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443432

Location: Westgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Tagged with: Monastery ruins

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Greyfriars Monastery
TR 1457 NE 4/181 3.12.49.


This building is approached through the carriageway to No 6. 1267. The building
is the Custos's lodging. It is built over the river Stour, and at each end
is a column resting on the bed of the river which forms 2 pointed arches across
the river. These columns are supposed to be of stone from the part of the
Cathedral burnt in the C12. The building is of flint with patches of brick
in places. 3 buttresses on the south east side. Scheduled as an AM.

Listing NGR: TR1468157809

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