House of Agnes
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
HERITAGE HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful half-timbered building mentioned by Charles Dickens.
The inn stands on the site of a Roman cemetery and pottery kilns. Behind the inn is the largest walled garden in Canterbury, and a heritage listed maze.
Renovations at the House of Agnes in 2005 unearthed a rare find; a late 14th century navigational instrument called an astrolabe, or quadrant. The 'Canterbury Quadrant' as it became known, is now on display at the British Museum in London. It is one of only 8 examples in the world.
About House of Agnes
Address: 71 St Dunstan's Street, Canterbury, Kent, England, CT2 8BN
Attraction Type: Historic Building
Location: On the south side of St Dunstan's Street, a short walk from West Gate tower
Website: House of Agnes
House of Agnes Photos
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Roper Gate - 0.1 miles (Historic Building)
Westgate Gardens - 0.1 miles (Garden)
Canterbury West Gate Tower - 0.1 miles (Historic Building)
Canterbury, St Dunstan - 0.2 miles (Historic Church)
Old Weavers House - 0.2 miles (Historic Building)
Canterbury Historic River Tours - 0.2 miles (Family Attraction)
Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Garden - 0.3 miles (Historic Building)
Eastbridge Hospital of St Thomas - 0.3 miles (Abbey)
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