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1-17, Priory Road, Dover

Description: 1-17, Priory Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 177849

OS Grid Reference: TR3162641652
OS Grid Coordinates: 631626, 141652
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1273, 1.3089

Location: Priory Road, Dover, Kent CT17 9RQ

Locality: Dover
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT17 9RQ

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Listing Text


2/162 Nos 1 - 17 (odd)


Terrace of 9 houses, some'divided into flats and offices. Early to mid C19 with
later alterations. Stock brick with rendered basements. Nos 1 and 3 rendered on
ground floor of front, No 7 entirely rendered. Welsh slate roof with gabled ends
and parapet at front with concrete coping. Brick stacks over party walls, mostly
rendered. Plan: Terrace of 9 houses of double depth plan, each house has a single
front room with an entrance to right except for No 15 whose doorway is to the left
and No 1 which was probably 2 houses originally. Exterior: 3 storeys, attic and
basement. Slightly curved front to long almost symmetrical 18-window range, 9 pairs
of windows. All sashes and mostly original, wide 16-pane sashes on the ground floor,
tall narrow 15-pane sashes on first floor and small 9-pane sashes on the second
floor. The basement has wide 12-pane sashes. The first floor windows have largely
original wrought-iron balconies but only No 5 has balconies to its second and ground
floor windows. Flat gauged brick window arches, some now rendered. Stuccoed string
at first floor level. Flights of steps up to ground floor doorways which have
moulded stucco architraves with cornices on console brackets, moulded 4-panel doors
and rectangular overlights; the cornices of Nos 11 to 17 have been altered. Only
Nos 3 to 9's balustrades to the steps are original. Nos 3 to 17 have flat roof
dormers, mostly C20 replacements. At the rear most of the original sash windows
have been replaced and Nos 7 to 17 have late C20 extensions of 1 storey and basement.
Interior: A marble chimneypiece was observed in No 11 and other original features
are expected to survive in many of the houses such as original joinery including
staircases and moulded plaster ceilings.

Listing NGR: TR3162641652

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Source: English Heritage

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