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Port Lympne North Lodge, Wall and Gate Pier, Lympne

Description: Port Lympne North Lodge, Wall and Gate Pier

Grade: II
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

Location: B2067, Lympne, Kent CT21 4PD

Locality: Lympne
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT21 4PD

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Listing Text

(South side)

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

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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