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Lullingstone House, Canterbury

Description: Lullingstone House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 December 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 170492

OS Grid Reference: TR1474957612
OS Grid Coordinates: 614749, 157612
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2772, 1.0777

Location: Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2FG

Locality: Canterbury
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT1 2FG

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Listing Text

(South East Side)

No 5
(Lullingstone House)
TR l457 NE 4/205 3.12.49.


Probably a C17 timber-framed building refaced in the early C18. It was the
house of Sumner (1606-1669) the historian and compiler of the first Anglo-Saxon
Dictionary. 2 storeys and basement stuccoed. 3 dormers. Parapet with coping
and wide modillion cornice. Overhang. 3 sash windows set in moulded architraves
with cast iron balconettes. Plinth. Central doorcase has 2 Tuscan half columns
keystone, semi- circular fanlight with reeded frieze underneath and 6 fielded panelled
door. 3 steps. The rear elevation has a mansard roof with 4 dormers, The
interior has an C18 staircase with 3 turned balusters to each step and curved
tread ends. Traces of panelling on ground floor.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec) and Nos 12 to 24 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1475057611

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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