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Westbere House, Westbere

Description: Westbere House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 171531

OS Grid Reference: TR1925461036
OS Grid Coordinates: 619254, 161036
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3062, 1.1443

Location: Westbere Lane, Westbere, Kent CT2 0HH

Locality: Westbere
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT2 0HH

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Listing Text

(north side)

Westbere House
TR 1961 33/660 29.9.52


An L-shaped house of circa 1800. Two storeys and attics painted brick the
ground floor covered with wistaria and other climbing plants. Mansarded slate
roof with 3 dormers and parapet. Enriched frieze with swags. Five sashes
with glazing bars intact. The first floor windows have Venetian shutters.
Doorcase up 2 steps with engaged Ionic dolumns, enriched frieze, pediments,
elliptical fanlight and double doors of 6 moulded and fielded panels. The
east and west fronts are splayed and the west front has 2 bays of 3 windows
on both ground and first floors. The interior contains C18 marble fireplaces
and staircase with 2 twisted balusters to each tread. The house was at one
time owned by the writer Joseph Conrad.

Listing NGR: TR1925461036

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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