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Wingham Court and Garden Wall, Wingham

Description: Wingham Court and Garden Wall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 178374

OS Grid Reference: TR2417857411
OS Grid Coordinates: 624178, 157411
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2717, 1.2125

Location: Canterbury Road, Wingham, Kent CT3 1BB

Locality: Wingham
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 1BB

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There is also a scheduled monument, Wingham Roman villa, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


(south side)
9/342 Wingham Court
and Garden Wall.

House. C15, extended 1574, and reclad early C18 and early C19. Timber
framed and clad with red brick and rendered to entrance elevation. Plain
tiled roof. Two storeys on plinth with boxed eaves to roof with hip to left
end, and shaped gable to right, with iron wall ties initialled W:C; projecting
stack at end right, and cluster to centre left. Four glazing-bar sashes on
first, and 2 tripartite and one single glazing-bar sashes on ground floor.
Door of 8 panels to centre left in panelled surround with pediment on
engaged Doric columns. Projectiong rear wings to main range also with shaped
gables. Extended to left by framed building with painted brick infill,
one storey and attic with 3 hipped dormers and stack to rear right. One
canted bay with glazing-bar sashes, and one bay to right with large tripartite
glazing bar sash. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels, the top 2 glazed, with
flat hood on brackets. Wall to right C18, of red brick, swept down twice to
about 5 feet and buttressed, and returned to east and south along road front
for about 50 yards, terminated by pier with ball finial. Interior: main
range originally four framed bays with central left cross-passage. Crown-post
roof. Well within south wing. Attached single-storey range with stack
dated 1574. Panelled interiors. The house was the manor house of the
Archbishop's manor of Wingham, and here they and the great of the time
were frequent residents. (B.O.E. Kent II 1983, 500; A. Hussey, Chronicles
of Wingham, 1896; Dr.

Listing NGR: TR2417857411

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Source: English Heritage

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