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Description: Eythorne Court
Date Listed: 11 October 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 177897
OS Grid Reference: TR2789549395
OS Grid Coordinates: 627895, 149395
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1983, 1.2606
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EYTHORNE SHEPHERDSWELL ROAD
TR 24 NE
4/36 Eythorne Court
House. C15 in origin, major alterations and extensions C16, C18 and late
C19. Flint and red brick, in part rendered, with plain tiled roof. L-shaped
building. Entrance in rear courtyard; 2 storey main block faced in C18
red brick, hipped roof with rear stacks with 2 storey hipped wing to left.
Irregular fenestration of wooden casements, some with arched heads. Rib
and stud door in four centred arched doorway with chamfer and label, all
in moulded brickwork, in gabled porch at end left of wing. Garden front:
2 storeys on plinth, all of flint except left end upper storey rebuilt
with red brick in English bond. Hipped roof. Two massive offset stacks
in flint project at left and at right. Three sashes on first floor, and
2 on ground floor with central panelled door in trellised gabled porch.
Blocked round headed openings to left in brick section. Interior: Crown
post roof reported. Heavily altered late C19 by the Bethlem Hospital (then
owners), destroying many features, but subsequently restored. (Igglesden,
XX, 1927, p. 44; Kent Life, October 1980). Possibly originally built mid
C15 for Sir Thomas Bourne, granted Licence to embattle (and impark) 27.HVI
(Hasted, X, 1800, pp. 64-7).
Listing NGR: TR2789549395
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Source: English Heritage
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