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Description: Port Lympne North Lodge, Wall and Gate Pier
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 175582
OS Grid Reference: TR1061035269
OS Grid Coordinates: 610610, 135269
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0781, 1.0053
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TR 13 NW LYMPNE ALDINGTON ROAD
3/6 Port Lympne; North
Lodge, wall and
Gate lodge. Circa 1912, probably by Sir Herbert Baker, for Sir Philip
Sassoon. Red brick, with plain tile roof. 1½ storeys, on low brick plinth.
Brickwork indented to corners to resemble rusticated quoins. Shaped,
brick-coped gables. Central brick ridge stack with moulded cornice. Each
gable end has one 2-light casement to each floor with moulded brick
hoodmould, that to upper window shaped to suggest triangular pediment, that
to lower horizontal. Elevation to drive has 2 two-light ground-floor
casements with similar horizontal hoodmoulds. Central half-glazed door to
drive in rectangular bolection-moulded stone architrave with keystone, and
segmental pediment on consoles. Initials P.S. to gable ends. Wall with
dipped top running south from east gable end to brick gate-pier with
rusticated brick quoins and moulded brick plinth and cornice, surmounted
by stone pineapple. Interior not inspected. See also Item 3/7.
Listing NGR: TR1061035269
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Source: English Heritage
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