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The Retreat, Herne Bay

Description: The Retreat

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 170755

OS Grid Reference: TR1691568057
OS Grid Coordinates: 616915, 168057
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3701, 1.1150

Location: Clarence Road, Canterbury, Kent CT6 8SP

Locality: Herne Bay
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT6 8SP

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Listing Text

(South East Side)
Herne Bay
No 3 (The Retreat)
TR 16 NE 6/16A


Circa 1830. 2 storeys stuccoed. Consists of a centre portion and 2 wings. The
centre contains 3 windows and projects forward slightly. Over it is a cornice
and parapet consisting alternately of solid panels and open balustrading. On the
1st floor is an iron balcony of heart and honeysuckle motif, freely interpreted.
Windows in moulded architrave surrounds. Sash windows on the ground floor with
glazing bars intact. French windows on the 1st floor. The wings are surmounted
by a cornice and blocking course only. On the ground floor each has a blocked
window space and on the 1st floor a panel imitating a Venetian shutter. Doric
porch of solid type in the centre of the facade with pilasters flanking it.

Listing NGR: TR1691568057

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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