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Castle Hill House and Warehouse Adjoining to the North West, Dover

Description: Castle Hill House and Warehouse Adjoining to the North West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 June 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 177728

OS Grid Reference: TR3220841586
OS Grid Coordinates: 632208, 141586
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1265, 1.3172

Location: St James Street, Dover, Kent CT16 1QG

Locality: Dover
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT16 1QG

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Listing Text

1. (South West Side)
30.6.49. No 5
(Castle Hill House)
(formerly listed under
Castle Hill)
and Warehouse
adjoining to the North-west
TR 3241 1/14


A large house circa 1760. 3 storeys brown brick with red brick relieving
arches. The centre portion of 3 windows projects slightly. Wooden cornice
with modillions. Brick parapet with pediment in this above the central portion
of the house, with an oval window in the tympanum. 2 stuccoed stringcourses
above ground floor. 7 sashes with glazing bars intact, Doorcase has fluted
Ionic columns, pediment and 6 panelled moulded door. Plinth. 2 footscrapers.
Large C19 addition of 2 storeys to the North with a strip between containing
the side doorway of the house which has fluted pilasters, projecting cornice
and double doors of 4 panels each, with 1 window above the door. On the .
garden side a large curved bay of 3 windows has been added in the early Cl9
at the west end of the front.
The interior has a good staircase having scrolled tread ends and alternate
spiral and plain balusters. Panelled hall and the ground floor has a room
with panelling and plaster moulded cornucopia. Early Victorian mantelpiece
with surround of Delft tiles.

Group value with No 3.

Listing NGR: TR3220841586

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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