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The Golden Key

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandwich, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2754 / 51°16'31"N

Longitude: 1.3398 / 1°20'23"E

OS Eastings: 633038

OS Northings: 158216

OS Grid: TR330582

Mapcode National: GBR X12.X50

Mapcode Global: VHLGS.56NM

Plus Code: 9F3378GQ+5W

Entry Name: The Golden Key

Listing Date: 3 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177716

Location: Sandwich, Dover, Kent, CT13

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Sandwich

Built-Up Area: Sandwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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No.15 (The Golden Key)
TR 3358 1/293



House and shop. C1890 in free Jocobean style. Built of brick with front of
applied timber framing with plaster infill. Tiled roof and brick chimney-
stacks. 3 storeys, 3:lO windows. 2nd floor has 3 gables with dentilled
bargeboards and pendants. Pilasters between gables with carved grotesque
atlantes. Applied framing with patterns of close-studding diagonal braces
and arcading. Three 4-light mullioned and transomed casements with leaded
lights. Moulded bressumer on brackets. 1st floor has brick rusticated
end piers with grotesque masks. Rest plastered and of 5 bays divided by
pilasters surmounted by grotesque atlantes. Each bay has 2 round-headed
casement windows with leaded lights which form a continuous arcade across
the entire width of the floor. Decorative splat balustrading below
windows. Moulded and dentilled cornice to ground floor. Ground floor has
end brick fluted Ionic pilasters, early C20 shopfront, 2 columns with
Ionic capitals and shop sign of large key painted gold.

Listing NGR: TR3302358219

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