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Description: Champion Court
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 176434
OS Grid Reference: TQ9558657984
OS Grid Coordinates: 595586, 157984
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2874, 0.8035
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TQ 95 NE NEWNHAM
Hall house, now house, C13, C15, C16 and C19. Timber framed and
rendered with applied timbers, and structural flint with plain
tiled roofs. Two storeys and hipped roof with gablets and stack
to rear centre. Recessed hipped 2 storey extension to right.
Three glazing bar sashes on main range, 1 on extension on first
floor, with 2 glazing bar sashes and tripartite glazing bar sash
on ground floor. Half-glazed double doors to left, in gabled
porch. Interior: much altered ceiled hall house (the main range
of the main front), with C16 extension, with dragon beams, jetty-
brackets, and S light beaded ovolo moulded window, now all internal
features. Flint and brick cellar includes C13 recess, with
moulded trefoil head, evidence of moulded hood and moulded
colonnettes, possibly a piscina to medieval chapel. This was the
chief manor of Newnham, home of Fulk de Newenham, founder of
Davington Priory (1153).
Listing NGR: TQ9558657984
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Source: English Heritage
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