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Description: Scotney Castle Lodge
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170003
OS Grid Reference: TQ6772435290
OS Grid Coordinates: 567724, 135290
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0924, 0.3937
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LAMBERHURST HASTINGS ROAD
9/166 Scotney Castle Lodge
Gate Lodge. Circa 1840, designed for himself by Edward Hussey. Sandstone and
ornamental tile hanging with plain tiled roof. Irregular L-shaped plan in
picturesque Tudor style. Two storeys with hipped roof to right and projecting gabled
wing to left with jettied first floor and pierced and moulded bargeboards with
finial to gable, with identically styled semi-dormer gable to right. Large projecting
and offset stone stack at end left with moulded brick flues and set with the Hussey
Arms, and moulded stack to rear centre right. Two light wooden casement to right on
first floor and to left in corbelled oriel, supported on ground floor by a buttress.
Two light casement to right on ground floor with rib and stud door to centre under
continuous pentice roof, with single light casements in cut away corners of
projecting wing with elaborately moulded corbelled stonework over. Projecting wing
in same style to rear right. Although the new house at Scotney to which this was
the Gate Lodge was designed for Hussey by Anthony Salvin, C. Hussey in Country Life,
Sept. 6th., 1956, states that Hussey designed the lodges hinself (see also South
Lodge in Goudhurst C.P.).
Listing NGR: TQ6772435290
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Source: English Heritage
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