THE PINES (built 1874)

In 1873 part of the Hoystings estate, then known as Ivy House, was sold off as building land. The house called The Pines was built in Nunnery Grove in 1874, and was so called because of the large number of pine trees then growing on the estate. (CCA)


c. 1890 building Cornubia on the corner of Puckle Lane, Old Dover Road for H. M. Biggleston

1895 Mr. Wacher's Hop Garden, puckle lane

1898 Widening of Puckle Lane


By Order of Exors. City of Canterbury Sale as a Whole or in Lots of the

Freehold Residential Property known as "THE PYNES"

Puckle Lane, South Canterbury

Occupying a high commanding situation in a favoured district, comprising:

Lot. 1 - The Family Residence. Approached by carrage drive, built of brick, cement cased with slate roof, containing vestibule, entrance Hall, 3 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, bathroom turret room and ample domestic offices; standing in Delightfully timbered gardens of One Acre (nearly).

Lots 2 & 3 (adjoining) -

Two Commanding Buildings Sites, Nunnery Fields. Each having 42 feet frontage with all public services available.

Lots 4 , 5 & 6 (adjoining) -

Three Excellent Building Sites, Puckle Lane.

Each having 44 feet frontage with all public services available. On these Lots is the stable building, greenhouses, etc.

Lot 7 (opposite) - BUILDING LAND

Occupying a triangular site at the junction of Nunnery Fields and Nunnery Road, having frontages of 115 feet and 125 feet respectively with all public services available.

Vacant Possession of all Lots on Completion

Amos & Dawton, F.S.I.

Wil sell the above by Auction at the Royal Fountain Hotel, Canterbury on Wednesday, 26th April, 1933 at 3 o'clock.

(Kentish Gazette & Canterbury Press, April 8, 1933)


© T. Machado 2007