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Latchmere House

A Grade II Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2772 / 51°16'38"N

Longitude: 1.0786 / 1°4'42"E

OS Eastings: 614813

OS Northings: 157624

OS Grid: TR148576

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.X31

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.N526

Entry Name: Latchmere House

Listing Date: 3 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443719

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 WATLING STREET
(South West Side)


No 26
(Latchmere House)
TR 1457 NE 4/222A 3.5.67.

II GV


2.
Built in 1620 but refronted in early C19. 3 storeys stuccoed with a rusticated
base. Parapet. 5 sashes set in moulded architraved with stone cills and
glazing bars intact. 2 stringcourses, 1st floor has later balconettes.
Round-headed doorcases with 6 fielded panelled doors. 2 footscrapers. Plinth.
Right side doorcase has glazing bars intact. The interior is timber-framed
and has traces of C17 painted floral and scroll decorations with the initials
Q M W and M W in a cupboard on the 1st floor. This floor has a room having
an early C19 bow and a moulded cornice with floral decoration. There is an
early Cl9 nantelpieae with dentils, fluted pilasters and heads of Alexander
the Great set in a marble surround and a fine early C19 cast iron firegrate.
Panelled doors. The cellar has some reused Roman bricks and Mediaeval masonry.

Nos 24 to 27 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: TR1481157612

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

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