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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1336480
English Heritage Legacy ID: 170964
Location: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Canterbury, Kent, CT4
Civil Parish: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
5273 BEKESBOURNE BEKESBOURNE LANE
Zoo Park) (formerly
listed as Howletts under
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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