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6 - 7 Beer Cart Lane,


The Chaucer Bookshop, established in 1956, occupies a beautiful 18c building inside the City walls. Originally 2 houses, it has 3 bow windows, 3 floors and books overflowing the shelves.

The shop sells a wide range of books both antiquarian and second-hand, from paperbacks to fine bindings and a variety of new books about Kent. There is a large section of 18c and 19c original maps and prints mainly on a Kentish theme. Books brought, from a single volume to entire collections. We post books world wide and there is a large selection of our stock on our web page.

Opening details

Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm. Other times by appointment. We sometimes open on Sundays, from 10am until 4pm, particularly during the summer and over the Christmas holidays. Please call for more information.



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Map reference: TR 147576  Lat: 51.27706 Long: 1.07696

The shop is a five minute stroll from the Cathedral and within easy walking distance of several car parks, the bus station and Canterbury East Railway Station

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury East station

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