FAIR OUTLOOK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1260357
Date first listed:
30-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
FAIR OUTLOOK, SPENCER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FAIR OUTLOOK, SPENCER ROAD

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

County:
Kent
District:
Thanet (District Authority)
Parish:
Birchington
National Grid Reference:
TR 30110 69837

Details

SPENCER ROAD 1. 5283 BIRCHINGTON-ON-SEA TR 36 NW Fair Outlook SP 777 0/777

II 2. Bungalow. 1872-73; by John Taylor, possibly on a plot of land bought by John Pollard Seddon. Walls faced with stone within framework of lacing courses and quoins of special bricks. One storey. Sash windows with horns and without glazing bars. Long flank east elevation with five windows; at north end, four steps to gabled stone and brick porch with side benches and pair of half-glazed two-panel doors. The south end with wide gable with overhanging eaves on brackets; triangular headed sash window above lean-to against ground floor, which has central half-glazed door, flanked each side by one sash window and one small window. NW tower of brick and stone with pyramidal roof. Either the third, fourth or fifth bungalow to be built in the British Isles, at either Westgate or Birchington-on-Sea, and one of the very few early examples still extant. Taylor's bungalows incorporated his patented building materials and methods, for instance to counteract rising damp. See Anthony D King, The Bungalow, 1984

Listing NGR: TR3465869420

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
441039
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
King, A D, The Bungalow, (1984)

Legal

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

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