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WESTBERE HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WESTBERE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1367055

Location

WESTBERE HOUSE, WESTBERE LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Westbere

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 171531

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: TR 19254 61036

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