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Latitude: 51.1949 / 51°11'41"N
Longitude: 1.2661 / 1°15'57"E
OS Eastings: 628294
OS Northings: 149039
OS Grid: TR282490
Mapcode National: GBR W0T.2WJ
Mapcode Global: VHLH3.W7P9
Entry Name: Eyethorne House
Listing Date: 11 October 1963
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121932
English Heritage Legacy ID: 177890
Location: Eythorne, Dover, Kent, CT15
Civil Parish: Eythorne
Built-Up Area: Eythorne
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
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
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