Description: Eyethorne House
Date Listed: 11 October 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 177890
OS Grid Reference: TR2829449039
OS Grid Coordinates: 628294, 149039
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1949, 1.2661
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EYTHORNE COLDRED ROAD
TR 24 NE
4/29 Eyethorne House
House. 1762 remodelling a house of c.1740 for Peter Fector, banker and
merchant of Dover. Red brick and mathematical tiles with plain tiled roof.
Twin span roof to 2 parallel ranges. Three storeys on plinth with parapet
to hipped roof with stacks to left and to right. End left and end right
window bays recessed slightly. Six square wooden casements on second floor,
6 glazing bar sashes on first floor and 5 on ground floor all with gauged
heads with painted keystones. Moulded panelled door to centre right in
segmentally headed stone surround with moulded base. Interior: Fielded
panelling in downstairs and upstairs rooms and original stair with dado
panelling. Plain marble fire places all reported. Hasted devotes a lengthy
eulogy to the house, its site and its builder. At some time also the dower
house to Betteshanger Court, and residence of Nico Llewellyn Davis, with
his brothers the inspiration and dedicatee of Peter Pan. (See Hasted,
X, 63; see also Kent Life, May 1979, pp. 28 & 29).
Listing NGR: TR2829449039
Source: English Heritage
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