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House of Agnes Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2824 / 51°16'56"N

Longitude: 1.0737 / 1°4'25"E

OS Eastings: 614445

OS Northings: 158180

OS Grid: TR144581

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.G8J

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.K1G8

Plus Code: 9F3373JF+WF

Entry Name: House of Agnes Hotel

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441124

Location: Westgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT2

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Description


1.
944 ST DUNSTAN'S STREET
(South West Side)


No 71
(House of Agnes Hotel)
TR 1458 SW 1/117 3.12.49.

II* GV

2.
A C16 timber-framed house with a plastered front, the ground floor rebuilt
in brick (painted). 3 storeys and 3 gables. The 1st and 2nd floors overhang
on a moulded bressumer and in the case of the 2nd floor also carved brackets.
In the C18 a curved pediment has been added over the lower bressumer., above
the doorway like a hood. 3 windows. Casement windows on the 2nd floor. Late
C17 bay windows with round-headed centres on the 1st floor. 2 C18 bay windows
on the ground floor. Doorcase in moulded frame. The rear elevation is faced
in brick with gable extension. The interior has exposed beams and panelling.
This was the inspiration for Charles Dickens' description of the House of
Agnes Wickfield in "David Copperfieid".

Nos 67 to 81 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: TR1444458179

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