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EYETHORNE 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: EYETHORNE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1121932

Location

EYETHORNE HOUSE, COLDRED ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Dover

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Eythorne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1963

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 177890

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

EYTHORNE COLDRED ROAD TR 24 NE (East Side) 11.10.63 4/29 Eyethorne House GV II House. 1762 remodelling a house of c.1740 for Peter Fector, banker and merchant of Dover. Red brick and mathematical tiles with plain tiled roof. Twin span roof to 2 parallel ranges. Three storeys on plinth with parapet to hipped roof with stacks to left and to right. End left and end right window bays recessed slightly. Six square wooden casements on second floor, 6 glazing bar sashes on first floor and 5 on ground floor all with gauged heads with painted keystones. Moulded panelled door to centre right in segmentally headed stone surround with moulded base. Interior: Fielded panelling in downstairs and upstairs rooms and original stair with dado panelling. Plain marble fire places all reported. Hasted devotes a lengthy eulogy to the house, its site and its builder. At some time also the dower house to Betteshanger Court, and residence of Nico Llewellyn Davis, with his brothers the inspiration and dedicatee of Peter Pan. (See Hasted, X, 63; see also Kent Life, May 1979, pp. 28 & 29).

Listing NGR: TR2829449039

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hasted, E, History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, (1797), 63
'Kent Life' in May, (1979), 28 29

National Grid Reference: TR 28294 49039

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