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Crixhall Court, Staple

Description: Crixhall Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 178252

OS Grid Reference: TR2669555758
OS Grid Coordinates: 626695, 155758
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2559, 1.2475

Location: Staple, Kent CT3 1JY

Locality: Staple
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 1JY

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Listing Text


5/221 Crixhall Court

House. C16 and early C17. Timber framed and clad with red brick in English
bond and plain tiled roof. Two storeys and garret on plinth with roof
hipped to left, with shaped gable to right with projecting and moulded
stack. Two glazing bar sashes with segmental heads on first floor, with
Dering window to right and mullion and transomed window to left, tripartite
glazing bar sash to centre left, Dering window to right, and half-glazed
door to centre with moulded surround and cornice. Blocked window openings
on right return with moulded labels. Projecting wing to left, 2 storeys on
plinth with plat band, and hipped roof with gables, stepped down to lower end
section, and stacks at end left and to right. Three wooden casements.
Rear elevations: originally the main entrance front. Two storeys on plinth
with moulded plat band and cornice, with 2 storey porch with shaped gable, and
moulded four-centred arched doorways with door of 9 ribbed panels. Irregular
survival of hollow chamfered brick mullioned and transomed windows.
Interior: full framed partitions and ovolo moulded ceiling joists. Clasped
purlin roof. Simple dog leg stair with turned principals and unturned
balusters, and newel stair by entrance passage. Adams style fireplace
removed from The Groves, mid C19 style house demolished 1843. Upstairs chamber
with fine stone four-centred arched fireplace with beaded moulding. The house
follows the 3 bay hall and screens-passage plan but seems never to have had an
open hall. Adjacent to south is a medieval moated site.

Listing NGR: TR2669555758

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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