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Fairfield House, Eastry

Description: Fairfield House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 October 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 178184

OS Grid Reference: TR3093954579
OS Grid Coordinates: 630939, 154579
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2436, 1.3074

Location: 4 Lower Street, Eastry, Kent CT13 0JD

Locality: Eastry
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT13 0JD

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Listing Text


(west side)
12/153 Fairfield House
(formerly listed
11.10.63 as Fairfield Cottages)


House. Early C15. Timber framed, part rendered, part exposed close-studding
with plaster infill with plain tiled roof. Aisled hall with cross-wings. One
storey and attic central range with projecting 2 storey hipped wings to left
and right with jetties on dragon posts, returned to side at right and to side
and rear to left. One gabled dormer and stacks to centre right and projecting
at end left and at end right. One horizontally sliding sash on each floor to
left, central wooden casement, and 1 wooden casement on first floor and 1
horizontally sliding sash on ground floor to right. Rib and stud door in
four centred arched doorway with sunk spandrels to centre right. Original
mullioned windows on left and right returns. Interior; screens passage with
original front and rear doors in doorways, twin doorways to buttery built up
on cellar and pantry. Screens truss, arcade posts, arcade plate of aisled hall
all survive, The hall crown post removed, although the 2 wings retain their
crown posts. South (left) wing with C17 wall painting,black and white lozenge
pattern. (Dating and interior details from E.W.Parkin, R.C.H.M. report 1970).

Listing NGR: TR3093654578

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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