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Poulton Manor, Woodnesborough

Description: Poulton Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 178420

OS Grid Reference: TR2805657774
OS Grid Coordinates: 628056, 157774
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2734, 1.2682

Locality: Woodnesborough
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 2HW

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Listing Text


(West Side)
5/388 Poulton Manor

13.10.52 II*

House. 1629 and early C18. Timber framed central section and exposed
with plaster infill and extended with red brick. Plain tiled roof.
H-plan with timber framed range as central block. Entrance front.
2 storeys and attic on plinth with plat band and string cornice and
parapet to roof with central segmental pediment and shaped gables to
left and to right. 2 segmental dormers and stacks to left and to
right. Three segmental headed wooden casements of 3 lights each side
of 2 light central window on first floor, and 2 on ground floor with
central half-glazed door in keyed surround on imposts in flat roofed
porch. The other rear, red brick wing identical although without
the central door; and a round window replacing the sundial occupying
the gable on entrance front. Right return: the original entrance
front to timber framed wing, with 3 storey and attic range, jettied
with central gabled oriel supported by 3 carved brackets at first
floor. Ovolo mullioned windows occupy whole of floor levels left and
right of oriel, with rib and stud door to left. Interior: the
central portion is dated on joist bracket 16 B 29
1 K
and has fine moulded joists on carved brackets, with inglenook
fireplaces. The wings, added by Colonel Christopher Kien c.1714,
contain a stair of 5 flights in open well with winders and half-
landings, and turned balusters on open string. Some panelling and
fittings and doors with H and L hinges also survive. (See BOE, Kent
1983. 130).

Listing NGR: TR2805657774

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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