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Eastwell Manor and Courtyard Gateways, Eastwell

Description: Eastwell Manor and Courtyard Gateways

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 181521

OS Grid Reference: TR0167247568
OS Grid Coordinates: 601672, 147568
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1917, 0.8848

Location: Eastwell, Kent TN25 4HR

Locality: Eastwell
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN25 4HR

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Listing Text


5/14 Eastwell Manor and
Courtyard Gateways


House. 1843 by William Burn, rebuilt 1926 - 8 by B.C. Deacon. Flint,
dressed stone and plain tile roof. An 'E' plan, with extended
wings, including remains of C18 house by Joseph Bonomi. Two
storeys, numerous irregularly placed stacks, irregular fenestra-
tion of mullioned cross-windows, 1 to each floor of left wing, left
recess, central gabled porch, right recess and 2 in right wing.
Red brick wing to right. The remains of the earlier house now
form attached walled gardens left. and right. Subsidiary features:
in the courtyards to the rear of the house are 2 C16 gateways
(formerly separately listed), a round headed stone archway with
flanking columns and cartouche over, and, to north, a 4 centred
brick arched gateway, castellated, flanked by buttresses and
castellated walls. Interior: the house contains many earlier
features brough in from elsewhere in C20, including an oriel
window in the kitchen court, panelling from Markyate, Hertfordshire,
and a C17 staircase, provenance unknown. Stone balustraded
terracing extending some 300 yards in 3 flights south of the
house, attached to a raised and paved terrace before the house.
Some £500.00 spent on the house in the C19 by the Earls of

Listing NGR: TR0167247568

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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