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Description: Claire Voyee About 76 Metres South of Port Lympne
Date Listed: 29 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 175586
OS Grid Reference: TR1025434901
OS Grid Coordinates: 610254, 134901
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0749, 1.0000
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TR 13 SW LYMPNE ALDINGTON ROAD
about 76 metres
29.12.66 south of Port
"Claire-voyée". Circa 1920, probably by Philip Tilden, for Sir Philip
Sassoon. Red brick in Flemish bond. Platform built into hillside with 3-bay
loggia under centre of it. Brick steps lead down from right and left ends of
platform against retaining wall. Scrolled wrought iron work with rose and
fleur-de-lys finials, to platform. Round-headed arches to loggia with thin
red tile band across arch heads, and keystone to central arch. Ribless
quadripartite brick vault and shallow wall arcading. Floor laid with
herringboned tiles in octagonal patterns. Semi-circular rear recess to
central bay, with shell roof in herringboned tiles. Narrow tessellated
brick terrace in front of loggia between feet of steps from platform. See
also item 3 & 6/8 (Country Life Vol. LIII, 19.5.1923).
Listing NGR: TR1061635255
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Source: English Heritage
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