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Kent House, Herne Bay

Description: Kent House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 170683

OS Grid Reference: TR1808468387
OS Grid Coordinates: 618084, 168387
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3726, 1.1320

Location: 6 Prospect Hill, Herne Bay CT6 5HX

Locality: Herne Bay
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT6 5HX

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Listing Text

Herne Bay
No 23 (Kent House)
Nos 24 to 26 (consec)
TR 1868 SW 3/5


Built in 1810 but appearing rather later in date. Originally called Marine Terrace.
3 storeys attics and semi-basement stuccoed. Tiled roofs half-hipped at the ends.
2 windows and 1 dormer each. Window in moulded architrave surrounds with cornices
over,supported on consoles. Glazing bars missing from the upper floors of No
24. Iron balconies on the 1st floor of Nos 23 and 24 and on the ground floor also
of No 23. Round-headed doorways with semi-circular fanlights and moulded cornices
or the same shape over. These doorways stead at the head of 10 steps with an iron
handrail on one side and a shaped cement-coated brick wall on the other terminated
on the inner sides by a pier mounted by a ball cap. No 26 has 2 cement wals
to its steps.

Nos 23 to 36 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1808468387

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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