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16, Watling Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2769 / 51°16'36"N

Longitude: 1.0792 / 1°4'45"E

OS Eastings: 614858

OS Northings: 157592

OS Grid: TR148575

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.X8B

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.N5DF

Plus Code: 9F3373GH+QM

Entry Name: 16, Watling Street

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443713

Location: Westgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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(North East Side)

No 16
TR 1457 NE 4/218 3.12.49.


One of the best individual houses in Canterbury. Early C18. L-shaped. 2
storeys brick laid in English bond with stone parapet and quoins. 3 rainwater
heads. 5 sashes in moulded architraves. On the ground floor are 3 round-headed
sashes and 1 3-light bay. Doorcase has a flat cornice, 2 plain Tuscan columns
and 2 pilasters, rectangular fanlight with glazing bars and 6 fielded panelled
doors. The interior has an early C18 staircase with 2 spiral balusters to
each tread and scrolled tread ends and a fluted newel post. The ground floor
has an early C19 fireplace with fluted pilasters and a panel with swags and
sheafs of wheat. Some remains of panelling on the 1st floor.

Listing NGR: TR1485857596

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