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Goldenhurst Manor, Aldington

Description: Goldenhurst Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 181622

OS Grid Reference: TR0686234768
OS Grid Coordinates: 606862, 134768
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0749, 0.9516

Location: Gigger's Green Road, Aldington, Kent TN25 7BY

Locality: Aldington
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN25 7BY

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Listing Text

(south side)
7/37 Goldenhurst
27.11.57 (formerly listed
as part of
House. C17 or earlier, clad C18, extended 1927-30. Timber framed
and clad with painted ragstone and tile hung, with plain tiled roof.
Two storeys and hipped roof with gablets and stack to end right. Two
wooden casements on each floor. Rear with 1930's bow window and 2
storey hipped wing of red brick in English bond. Single storey
extensions to north end of house, of painted brick and plain tiled
roofs, with moulded stack, that to west of main range with present
entry (boarded door with flat hood). Main block dated 1707 on down-
pipes, initialed T.G.M. The extensions and refurbishment were largely
done for Noel Coward, who joined the farmhouse, cottage and barns on
this site into a single dwelling, now again divided into 2 (see also,
Goldenhurst, the Old House). Coward lived here 1926-1956, most
building work was done 1927-30; his main residence out of London and
Switzerland. (See Present Indicative, N. Coward, 1937). 'Cavalcade'
was written here 1931.

Listing NGR: TR0686234768

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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