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Bennington, Saltwood

Description: Bennington

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 175648

OS Grid Reference: TR1563736247
OS Grid Coordinates: 615637, 136247
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0850, 1.0776

Location: Rectory Lane, Saltwood, Kent CT21 4QA

Locality: Saltwood
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT21 4QA

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Listing Text

(North End)

4/70 Bennington


House. 1925 by Bailie Scott and Beresford. Red and grey brick, largely
in stretcher bond, with lighter red brick quoins and dressings. Plain
tile roof. Double depth. 2 storeys and attic on brick plinth. Plain brick
eaves band and plain stone-coped parapet. Central 3 bays break forward
slightly. Raised brick panels below cills of ground-floor windows of break.
Lighter red brick "chainage" end panel between ground and first floor
windows of main range. Mansard roof, returning to right and left. Broad
rear stack to left and to right gable end. 3 raking dormers. Regular 5
window front of 4 12-pane sashes in open boxes with splayed rubbed brick
voussoirs, and central bulls-eye. Central door of 6 fielded panels with
semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing-bars, in architrave with
Doric pilasters and scrolled pediment. Single-storey brick extension to
left. Interior: only partly inspected. Hall floor, panelling, staircase
and fireplaces in an C18 style. Said to have been the retirement gift of
the parishoners of Church of St. Leonard, Hythe, to their vicar.

Listing NGR: TR1563836246

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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