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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1367055
English Heritage Legacy ID: 171531
Location: Westbere, Canterbury, Kent, CT2
Civil Parish: Westbere
Built-Up Area: Sturry
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
5273 WESTBERE WESTBERE LANE
TR 1961 33/660 29.9.52
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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