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Lullingstone House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2772 / 51°16'37"N

Longitude: 1.0777 / 1°4'39"E

OS Eastings: 614749

OS Northings: 157612

OS Grid: TR147576

Mapcode National: GBR TY2.WV9

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.M5L8

Entry Name: Lullingstone House

Listing Date: 3 December 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170492

Location: Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Town: Canterbury

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
944 CASTLE STREET
(South East Side)


No 5
(Lullingstone House)
TR l457 NE 4/205 3.12.49.

II GV


2.
Probably a C17 timber-framed building refaced in the early C18. It was the
house of Sumner (1606-1669) the historian and compiler of the first Anglo-Saxon
Dictionary. 2 storeys and basement stuccoed. 3 dormers. Parapet with coping
and wide modillion cornice. Overhang. 3 sash windows set in moulded architraves
with cast iron balconettes. Plinth. Central doorcase has 2 Tuscan half columns
keystone, semi- circular fanlight with reeded frieze underneath and 6 fielded panelled
door. 3 steps. The rear elevation has a mansard roof with 4 dormers, The
interior has an C18 staircase with 3 turned balusters to each step and curved
tread ends. Traces of panelling on ground floor.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec) and Nos 12 to 24 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: TR1475057611

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