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Howletts (Howletts Zoo Park)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2674 / 51°16'2"N

Longitude: 1.1469 / 1°8'48"E

OS Eastings: 619623

OS Northings: 156737

OS Grid: TR196567

Mapcode National: GBR TYC.GSM

Mapcode Global: VHLGN.TDPQ

Entry Name: Howletts (Howletts Zoo Park)

Listing Date: 30 January 1967

Last Amended: 14 March 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170964

Location: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Canterbury, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


Howletts (Howletts
Zoo Park) (formerly
listed as Howletts under
Littlebourne Road)
TR 15 NE 9/113 30.1.67


Built by Isaac Baugh in 1787 and originally called Owletts. Two storeys attics
and basement faced with Roman cement now colourwashed. Hipped slate roof.
The entrance front faces south-east. In the centre is a projection of 3 windows
like a portico approached by 10 wide steps and consisting of 4 circular ionic
columns with 4 pilasters and a cornice and pediment over. On each side of
it is a wing of one window on a high base of cellars with long and short quoins
on the outer sides and a cornice and blocking course over. All the windows
are in moulded architrave surrounds with glazing bars intact. Round-headed
doorcase with traceried fanlight. The south-west front has 5 windows, 3 dormers
and a curved staircase flashed by 2 pillars with eagles. The north-west front
has a central bay of 3 windows on all floors and the north-east elevation has
a stone balustrade with 2 lions.

Listing NGR: TR1962556733

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

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