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Latitude: 51.2787 / 51°16'43"N
Longitude: 1.0775 / 1°4'38"E
OS Eastings: 614727
OS Northings: 157779
OS Grid: TR147577
Mapcode National: GBR TY2.P7N
Mapcode Global: VHLGM.M4G3
Plus Code: 9F3373HG+FX
Entry Name: Poor Priests Hospital
Listing Date: 3 December 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259898
English Heritage Legacy ID: 443436
Location: Westgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Canterbury
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/02/2012
TR 1457 NE 4/182
(North West Side)
Nos 20A and 21A
(Poor Priests Hospital)
Founded in 1217, rebuilt in 1373 but since altered and enlarged. The original
portion is L-shaped with 2 gables to the east. Flint with stone quoins and
stone base. One C14 window in the south gable with 2 cinquefoil-headed lights
and quatrefoil above. Other windows modern. To the south of this gable is
a wing of 2 storeys and 6 windows in which C18 sash windows (with glazing
bars intact) have been inserted, but it has a 4 centred arched Mediaeval doorway.
The 2 southernmost window bays of this wing are of red brick with gables above.
The rest is of flints with stone window dressings. The flint portion appears
wholly C18 on the outside except for the pointed doorway. The brick portion
is timber-framed with brick infilling and overhanging 1st floor at the back.
Listing NGR: TR1473057780
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