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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.


List entry Number: 1085090



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

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Dec-1949

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 170492

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1. 944 CASTLE STREET (South East Side)

No 5 (Lullingstone House) TR l457 NE 4/205 3.12.49.


2. Probably a C17 timber-framed building refaced in the early C18. It was the house of Sumner (1606-1669) the historian and compiler of the first Anglo-Saxon Dictionary. 2 storeys and basement stuccoed. 3 dormers. Parapet with coping and wide modillion cornice. Overhang. 3 sash windows set in moulded architraves with cast iron balconettes. Plinth. Central doorcase has 2 Tuscan half columns keystone, semi- circular fanlight with reeded frieze underneath and 6 fielded panelled door. 3 steps. The rear elevation has a mansard roof with 4 dormers, The interior has an C18 staircase with 3 turned balusters to each step and curved tread ends. Traces of panelling on ground floor.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec) and Nos 12 to 24 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1475057611

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National Grid Reference: TR 14749 57612


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