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Westbere House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westbere, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3062 / 51°18'22"N

Longitude: 1.1443 / 1°8'39"E

OS Eastings: 619254

OS Northings: 161036

OS Grid: TR192610

Mapcode National: GBR TXZ.23K

Mapcode Global: VHLGG.SF8J

Entry Name: Westbere House

Listing Date: 29 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171531

Location: Westbere, Canterbury, Kent, CT2

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Westbere

Built-Up Area: Sturry

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5273 WESTBERE WESTBERE LANE
(north side)

Westbere House
TR 1961 33/660 29.9.52

II* GV


2.
An L-shaped house of circa 1800. Two storeys and attics painted brick the
ground floor covered with wistaria and other climbing plants. Mansarded slate
roof with 3 dormers and parapet. Enriched frieze with swags. Five sashes
with glazing bars intact. The first floor windows have Venetian shutters.
Doorcase up 2 steps with engaged Ionic dolumns, enriched frieze, pediments,
elliptical fanlight and double doors of 6 moulded and fielded panels. The
east and west fronts are splayed and the west front has 2 bays of 3 windows
on both ground and first floors. The interior contains C18 marble fireplaces
and staircase with 2 twisted balusters to each tread. The house was at one
time owned by the writer Joseph Conrad.


Listing NGR: TR1925461036

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