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Nos 1 to 9 Including Basement Area Railings, Dover

Description: Nos 1 to 9 Including Basement Area Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 177846

OS Grid Reference: TR3202141206
OS Grid Coordinates: 632021, 141206
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1231, 1.3143

Location: Cambridge Road, Dover, Kent CT16 1JT

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

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Listing Text


1/168 Nos 1 to 9 (Consecutive)
Cambridge Terrace
including basement area


Terrace of 9 houses. Mid C19. Stock brick with stuccoed front and ends. Roof
concealed behind parapet. Stuccoed stacks with moulded cornices and none with
original crenellated yellow clay pots. Plan: 9 houses in a terrace on an obtuse
corner site. The plan of each house is double depth with the principal front room
to left or right of the entrance. No 6, the centre house to right of the corner
has 2 front rooms and a central entrance. The ground floor of No 1 at the right
hand end is used as a restaurant and the others are offices. Exterior: 4 storeys
and basement. Long 20-window range on obtuse corner site. 2:2:2:1:3:2:2:2:2:2
bays, the one window bay is on the curved corner and the 3-window bay to its right
is a double fronted house but uniform with the others. Parquet with a heavy moulded
cornice, panelled frieze at third floor sill level, string at second floor sill
level and ornate cast-iron balcony across first floor. The ground floor is
rusticated and has rusticated canted bay windows and Tuscan porches to the doorways
with C19 panelled doors and rectangular overlights. The first floor windows have
moulded architraves and cornices on brackets. The second floor windows have
segmented heads and eaved architraves. The third floor windows are round-headed
in moulded architraves. The ground floor bays continue down into the basement.
Most of the windows appear to be the original 4-pane sashes. Including original
ornate heavy cast-iron basement area railings and stuccoed piers. Similar
symmetrical 5-bay right hand (north) return. The rear elevation is largely
unaltered and most of the houses have small back porches with moulded stucco
cornices, ornate cast-iron balconies to ground floor garden windows which have
their original casements with glazing bars. Most of the other rear windows are
also original. Interior not inspected but expected to retain original features
including staircases and other joinery, chimneypieces and plasterwork etc.

Listing NGR: TR3202141206

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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