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Description: Court Lodge
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173591
OS Grid Reference: TQ7743958929
OS Grid Coordinates: 577439, 158929
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3018, 0.5440
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TQ 75 NE BOXLEY THE STREET
5/85 Court Lodge
House. C16 with C17 and C19 additions and alterations. Timber
framed with C19 cladding. Built in 4 sections and set approx. 40
yards back from street. Range parallel to street: Mid C16. Ground
floor rendered, first floor tile-hung in Cl9 with thin bands of
plain and thick bands of fishscale tiles. Rendered gables with
moulded bargeboards to front elevation and left end. Right gable
end on drop in ground level with galletted stone plinth surmounted
by brick in English bond up to ground level of front elevation,
tile hung above. Plain tile roof with crested ridge tiles. 2 storeys
and garet, with cellar at right end. Jettied along front eleva-
tion and formerly also on left gable end. 2 very large eaves
gables. Stack in rear slope of roof, off-centre to left. 3 timber-
framed bays. Irregular fenestration of 3 C19 mullioned sashes with
canted bay windows below. Panelled door with sloping hood on
brackets in left gable end of short C19 rear lean-to. Recessed
range to right: Late C16. Stone plinth, plastered ground floor,
cemented first floor, plain tile roof. 2 storeys. Jettied. Large
stack to right gable with stone base forming ground floor wall.
2 timber-framed bays. Hipped through dormer to left. Rear wing to
recessed range: C17 or C18 timber-framed clad with brick and tile-
hanging with plain tile roof. 2 storeys, one timber framed bay.
Late C19 2-storey rear addition completing the block. Interior:
exposed timbers. Plain crown-posts to main range. Said to have
been built for Thomas Vicary, Surgeon to Henry VIII.
Listing NGR: TQ7744058934
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