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Library to Christchurch Cathedral

A Grade I Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2802 / 51°16'48"N

Longitude: 1.0829 / 1°4'58"E

OS Eastings: 615099

OS Northings: 157968

OS Grid: TR150579

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.QL2

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.Q2BX

Plus Code: 9F3373JM+35

Entry Name: Library to Christchurch Cathedral

Listing Date: 7 September 1973

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336824

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170531

Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Town: Canterbury

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


Library to Christchurch
TR 1557 NW 5/1C


Formerly the dormitory to Christchurch Monastery and grade I for this reason.
A modern library has been built over part of it. The dormitory was built
before 1093. 1953 by J L Denman. 3 storeys. The ground and 2nd floor are
of stone. The 1st floor is of flint, brick and masonry. The windows are
mullions with leaded lights, round-headed on the 1st floor. 2 cented bays
on the lst and 2nd floors.

Listing NGR: TR1510057967

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

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