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Description: Eastling Manor
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 176423
OS Grid Reference: TQ9626356518
OS Grid Coordinates: 596263, 156518
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2740, 0.8124
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TQ 95 NE EASTLING SCHOOL LANE
House. C14 and 1616. Timber framed and exposed close-studding
with plaster infill, part rendered, part tile hung, on red
brick base with plain tiled roof. Two storeys and attic with
half-hipped roof and gablets. 3 hipped dormers and stacks to
left and centre right. Two 3 light transomed windows, 1 single
light and one 5 light on first floor, and two 5-light transomed
windows with hipped hoods and single light on ground floor. All
dormers and windows with central arched transoms. Two storey
hipped and projecting porch to centre with C20 glass outer doors
and multi-panelled inner door. Right return front: tile hung
with oriel windows to each floor, with rear wing of close-
studding on red brick base and C20 canted bay window.
Interior: rear wing partial survival of C14 or C13 aisled hall
with scissor-truss roof. Present main range added 1616 with
contemporary cellars, wainscot panelling and doors and turned
baluster screen to service area. Open well staircase of 3
storeys with turned balusters, bell pendants and moulded hand-
rail. Large oak fireplace with carved coupled baluster pilasters
with scrolled and foliated frieze and cornice-mantel. Known
originally as Gregories, the wing of 1616 added by a Mr Parmiter
(see Hasted, vol. VI p422; also BOE KENT II, 1983, p307).
Listing NGR: TQ9626356518
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Source: English Heritage
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