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Lea House, Sandwich

Description: Lea House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 177696

OS Grid Reference: TR3318358192
OS Grid Coordinates: 633183, 158192
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2751, 1.3419

Location: Upper Strand Street, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9EE

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)

No 4 (Lea House)
TR 3358 1/174 19.5.50.
TR 3358 1/174A


Late C18 or early C19 building. 2 storeys. 2 windows. Stuccoed wooden eaves
cornice. Roof now modern tiles. Glazing bars intact. Recessed doorway with
pilasters, projecting cornice, rectangular fanlight and 6-panel fielded door,
of which the top 2 panels are glazed. C19 gas lamp supported by a bracket
on the corner of No 4 Upper Strand Street with No 6 . Converted to electricity.
Mounted lantern upon 4 curved ogee braces. Square plan lantern larger at top
than at bottom with anthemion foliage at each corner of the sloping roof, terminating
in a bell shaped vent having a scolloped cap and finial over.

Nos 2 to 12 (even) with Nos 11 to 19 (odd) High Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TR3317858182

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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