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Upper Otterpool, Lympne

Description: Upper Otterpool

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 175579

OS Grid Reference: TR1130736240
OS Grid Coordinates: 611307, 136240
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0865, 1.0158

Location: Lympne, Kent TN25 6DD

Locality: Lympne
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN25 6DD

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Listing Text

(South side)

3/3 Upper Otterpool

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 or early C17 with later alterations.
limber framed. Front elevation of main range small blocks of roughly
coursed stone with brick dressings. Ground floor of wing uncoursed
stone, first floor red brick in Flemish bond. Rear elevation of main
range and first floor of wing red brick in English bond. Plain tile
roof. Main range of 3 timber-framed bays and entrance passage, with
2-bay cross-wing projecting slightly to rear to right. 2 storeys.
Stone plinth to main range. Hipped roof, right hip returning. Brick
stack towards top of left hip. Multiple brick ridge stack to junction
of main range and wing. Irregular fenestration of 5 windows; one late
C20 six-pane fixed light to left end and four 16-pane sashes, that to
wing in altered opening. Ground-floor windows with segmental heads,
one in blocked doorway beneath stack. Small chamfered rectangular stone
window to rear of wing. Late C20 door to left of centre. 2-storey
red brick lean-to to left. Interior: Moulded ground-floor beams. 3
moulded wooden doorways in entrance passage, possibly re-set. Moulded
brick fireplace to left end first floor. Small quantity C17 panelling
to first floor. Covered wall painting.

Listing NGR: TR1130736240

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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