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The Retreat

A Grade II Listed Building in Herne Bay, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3701 / 51°22'12"N

Longitude: 1.115 / 1°6'54"E

OS Eastings: 616915

OS Northings: 168057

OS Grid: TR169680

Mapcode National: GBR TX5.0Q5

Mapcode Global: VHLG2.8TTJ

Plus Code: 9F3394C8+32

Entry Name: The Retreat

Listing Date: 14 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170755

Location: Heron, Canterbury, Kent, CT6

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Heron

Built-Up Area: Herne Bay

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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(South East Side)
Herne Bay
No 3 (The Retreat)
TR 16 NE 6/16A


Circa 1830. 2 storeys stuccoed. Consists of a centre portion and 2 wings. The
centre contains 3 windows and projects forward slightly. Over it is a cornice
and parapet consisting alternately of solid panels and open balustrading. On the
1st floor is an iron balcony of heart and honeysuckle motif, freely interpreted.
Windows in moulded architrave surrounds. Sash windows on the ground floor with
glazing bars intact. French windows on the 1st floor. The wings are surmounted
by a cornice and blocking course only. On the ground floor each has a blocked
window space and on the 1st floor a panel imitating a Venetian shutter. Doric
porch of solid type in the centre of the facade with pilasters flanking it.

Listing NGR: TR1691568057

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