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Richborough House, Sandwich

Description: Richborough House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 177289

OS Grid Reference: TR3292858315
OS Grid Coordinates: 632928, 158315
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2763, 1.3383

Location: Bowling Street, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9HA

Locality: Sandwich
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT13 9HA

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Listing Text

(West Side)

No 7 (Richborough House)
TR 3258 1/25 19.5.50.


Late C16 timber framed house with 1st floor over-hanging on bressummer but
refronted in the C18. 2 storeys and attic. 4 windows on ground floor, 2 windows
on 1st floor. One modern dormer with glazing bars. Front plastered but the
plaster cut away in a square in the centre of the 1st floor and showing framing
with brick infilling. Sash windows. Glazing bars intact. Wooden shutters
on ground floor. C18 doorway with pilasters, rectangular fanlight 6-panel
door and flat hood over attached to the bressummer but projecting beyond it.
The exposed square of framing is over this. North side wall of stone rubble
and flints with brick gable and brick kneelers with one blocked in C16 window.

No I (Water Lane House) Bowling Cottage and Nos 3 to 7 (odd) with Nos 1 to 5 (odd)
Vicarage Lane form a group.

Listing NGR: TR3292358315

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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