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The Manor House, Brookland

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 175504

OS Grid Reference: TQ9911925918
OS Grid Coordinates: 599119, 125918
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9982, 0.8364

Location: Straight Lane, Brookland, Kent TN29 9QS

Locality: Brookland
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN29 9QS

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

5/46 The Manor House


House. C17 with late C18, early C19 and C20 alterations. Timber framed.
Ground floor underbuilt in painted brick, first floor rendered, with applied
C20 close-studding. Right gable end channelled render with tile hung gable.
C17 range with continuous jetty altered in C18 and with early C19 bay added
to right. 2 storeys, left section with attic. Moulded jetty bressumer to
left section. Higher eaves and first floor to right section. Projecting
stack to left and large stack parallel to ridge to right end of C17 section.
Rear dormers. Irregular fenestration of 3 windows; two 16-pane glazing bar
sashes to left section and tripartite sash to right bay. Panelled door
under C20 open porch to centre of left section. Fragment of wood with bead
moulding and date 1631 hung over door. Rendered right return wing with 2
stacks. Rear lean-to to left section. Interior: a few exposed timbers and
chamfer-stopped beams. Staircase against chimney stack on front side of house,
with moulded cheeks, slender balusters of 2 periods and one (probably re-used)
C17 turned newel-post with ball finial.

Listing NGR: TQ9911925918

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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