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The Salutation, Sandwich

Description: The Salutation

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 177507

OS Grid Reference: TR3336658124
OS Grid Coordinates: 633366, 158124
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2744, 1.3445

Location: Knightrider Street, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9EW

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)

The Salutation
TR 3358 1/186 19.5.50.

Built by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1912 in Queen Anne style. 2 storeys, attic and
semi-basement. Red brick with long and short stone quoins. Stone stringcourse.
Coved wooden eaves cornice. Hipped tiled roof. Sash windows with glazing
bars. The entrance front has 7 windows. 3 centre window bays project with
quoins at the angles. 2 hipped dormers, the centre one with pediment over.
Stone doorway with broken curved pediment, the doorway approached by a flight
of 11 wide steps with handrail. The garden front has 6 windows with a sundial
in the centre and below it a stone panel containing swags and festoons of fruit.
4 dormers. Wide flight of steps from the garden leads up to the 3 centre window
bays. The south side has 5 windows and 3 dormers; also a stone panel in the
centre with swags and festoons of fruit. Internal panelling said to have been
brought from a demolished building in St James' London. Gardens by Gertrude

The Salutation, Salutation Cottage and gateway and outbuildings form a group.

Listing NGR: TR3337058143

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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