DiCamillo Companion

The Deanery

  • House & Family History: Before the Dissolution of the Monasteries the Deanery was a country house of the priors of Christ Church Priory, Canterbury. The house was used by the deans of Canterbury until the 17th century, when it was sold to Leghorn merchant Anthony Lefroy. There are Medieval frescoes in the hall. In 2023 the house, together with three acres, was listed for sale for £2.75 million.

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Prior Henry of Eastry, early 14th century. Anthony Lefroy, 17th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No