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A Grade II* Listed Building in Eastry, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2414 / 51°14'28"N

Longitude: 1.2875 / 1°17'15"E

OS Eastings: 629560

OS Northings: 154266

OS Grid: TR295542

Mapcode National: GBR W08.2BH

Mapcode Global: VHLGY.82J6

Plus Code: 9F3367RQ+G2

Entry Name: Heronden

Listing Date: 11 October 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178166

Location: Eastry, Dover, Kent, CT13

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Eastry

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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7/135 Heronden

House. 1766 for William Kelly, extended c.1930 and altered c. 1970 by Phillip
Jebb. Plum coloured brick with red brick dressings with plain tiled roof. Two
storeys and attic on plinth with moulded plat band and moulded modillion eaves
cornice to hipped roof with 3 flat roofed dormers, and large moulded stacks to
left and to right. Regular fenestration of 5 glazing bar sashes on first floor
and 4 on ground floor with gauged heads. Central door of 6 panels in panelled
surround with traceried semi-circular fanlight, pilasters, triglyph frieze and pilasters, triglyph frieze and
pediment. Garden room c.1930 to right with 4 Doric pilasters supporting
modillion eaves cornice to hipped roof. Two large glazing bar sashes and
central double French windows. Interior; staircase, dog-leg and half landing
with winders, with turned balusters with square base knops on open bracketed
string with wreathed handrail and ramped dado panelling. Panelled room with
fluted frieze and modillion cornice, late C17 in date and here reset. Dining
room with 2 moulded alcoves either side of marble fireplace, with moulded frieze
and - other late C18 details. From 1784 to 1794 the home of Captain John
Harvey, mayor of Sandwich 1774,and hero of the Battle of Ushant, 1.st June 1794
as commemorated in Eastry church and Westminster Abbey (monuments by John Bacon)
(See Country Life, August 11 and August 18, 1960;see also B.0.E. Kent II, 1983
pp.308-9; also Hasted, X,107-111).

Listing NGR: TR2955654268

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