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Temple Cottage, Newington

Description: Temple Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 175614

OS Grid Reference: TR1713437865
OS Grid Coordinates: 617134, 137865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0990, 1.0999

Location: Newington, Kent CT18 8BW

Locality: Newington
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT18 8BW

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Listing Text

(East Side)

4/38 Temple Cottage

Bailiff's house, now house. Built mid C18 in a Gothic style, by the Rev.
Ralph Drake Drockman. Front elevation and left return elevation roughly
roursed galleted stone. Rear elevation broad bands of galleted stone
and red and grey brick in Flemish bond. Plain tile roof. L-plan, with
canted turret in re-entrant angle. 2 storeys and semi-basement on stone
Plinth. Moulded string course and castellated parapet to front and left
return elevations. Hipped roof, left hip returning. 2 brick ridge
stacks to left wing. Brick gable end stack to right. Rectangular 3-
window front of pointed-arched casement windows with hoodmoulds; two
2-light with Y tracery and single central light. Three similar 2-light
casements on each floor to left return elevation. Central door of 4
fielded panels with three Y-traceried top lights, in moulded pointed-
arched architrave with moulded hoodmould, up 4 slightly curved stone steps.
Rear return wing to left. Canted rear turret becomes square and tile-hung
above eaves, surmounted by castellated woodencupola with Gothic lights
and leaded conical roof with ball finial. Interior not inspected.
Formerly associated with Beachborough (now Beachborough Park).

Listing NGR: TR1692138106

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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