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Description: Port Lympne South Lodge, Wall and Gate Pier
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 175583
OS Grid Reference: TR1061635255
OS Grid Coordinates: 610616, 135255
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0779, 1.0054
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TR 13 NW LYMPNE ALDINGTON ROAD
3/7 Port Lympne; South
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, resembles 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 north from east gable end to brick gate-pier with
rusticated brick quoins and moulded brickplinth and cornice, surmounted by
stone pineapple. Interior not inspected. See also Item 3/6.
Listing NGR: TR1061635255
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Source: English Heritage
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