1-12, SAXON STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1258927
Date first listed:
14-Nov-1988
Statutory Address:
1-12, SAXON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
1-12, SAXON STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Dover (District Authority)
Parish:
Dover
National Grid Reference:
TR 31631 41574

Details

TR 3141 DOVER SAXON STREET

2/163 Nos 1-12 (Consecutive)

GV II

3 double pairs of houses. Circa mid C19. Stock brick, stuccoed ground floors and band below eaves. Welsh slate hipped roofs with deeply overhanging eaves on stuccoed scrolled brackets. The roof slates of Nos 1 to 4 have been replaced by plain tiles, Nos 5 and 6 with concrete tiles. Rendered axial stacks over ridges. Plan: Group of 3 symmetrically planned blocks, each block contains 4 houses of double, the centre houses of each block have their doorways symmetrically disposed on the front and the end houses have doorways in 3-storey porches set back of the sides. Exterior: 3 storeys and basement, each block has a symmetrical 1:4:1 window front, the narrow end bays set back are 3 storey porches. The ground floors and basements are stuccoed and there is a deep entablature over the ground floor which breaks forward at the doorways which have stuccoed pilasters with capitals. There is a deep stuccoed band and brackets under the eaves. Original 12-pane sashes except for No 5 which has C20 plastic windows and the first floor window of No 2 which is a late C19 canted bay with sashes complete with glazing bars. All the doors except for Nos 8, 9 and 12 are C20 replacements. Some of the houses have their C19 balustrades to the doorways but only No 3 has its C19 area railings. No 1 has a garage in the basement with a large doorway at the front. The rear elevations are of random brick rubble, largely unaltered and retain the original sash windows except for Nos 1 and 5 which are rendered and No 5 has plastic windows. Interiors not inspected but expected to retain some original features such as joinery, chimneypieces and staircases.

Listing NGR: TR3163141574

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
177850
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/14122/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Keeble. Source Historic England Archive
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