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Shorncliffe Lodge, Sandgate

Description: Shorncliffe Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 175442

OS Grid Reference: TR2025635290
OS Grid Coordinates: 620256, 135290
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0746, 1.1428

Location: Undercliff, Folkestone, Kent CT20 3AT

Locality: Sandgate
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT20 3AT

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Listing Text

Shorncliffe Lodge
TR 2035 SW 8/43 17.4.74.
A Mid Cl9 house in a whimsical Gothic style reminiscent of the Regency period.
Irregular plan. The front elevation is 2 to 3 storeys and basement stuccoed.
Central pedimented gable with pierced bargeboards. Lancet-headed windows with
dripmoulding. 2nd floor windows have foliated corbels. lst floor windows have
8 corbels in the shape of assorted Mediaeval heads. Square porch with round-headed
arch and double lancet lights on the sides. To the left of the gabled portion
is a portion sub-divided and now known as "The Keyes" with a doorcase having trfoliated
heads, The portion to the right is known as 'Woodside' and has a 2 storey extension
to its extreme right. The garden elevation has a central pierced gable, coved
eaves cornice and stringcourse. Mainly casement windows on the left hand portion
having iron balconettes on the 2nd floor and with dripmoulding to the right hand
portion. Two 3 light bays to the ground floor and central 3-light curved bow
to 1st floor with 3 Gothic pointed lights and balcony with band of quatrefoils.
This is supported on 4 square columns decorated with trefoliated panels and fan
tracery above. Triple trefoliated-headed lights to French windows behind. Later
glass conservatory. The garden elevation dominates the hillside above Sandgate
and is partly listed for this reason.

Listing NGR: TR2025635290

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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