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Goldwell, Aldington

Description: Goldwell

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 181624

OS Grid Reference: TR0660237002
OS Grid Coordinates: 606602, 137002
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0951, 0.9492

Location: Goldwell Lane, Aldington, Kent TN25 7DX

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

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Listing Text

(east side)
4/39 Goldwell
House. C16 or earlier, extended and clad C17- C20. Timber framed and
part exposed with red brick infill, part clad with red brick and tile
hanging. Extended with red and blue chequered brick. Plain tiled
roofs. Front elevation (e Cl9) 2 storeys on plinth with hipped roof
and stack to rear right. Regular fenestration of 2 sashes on each floor,
with cambered heads on ground floor, with blocked central window space
on 1st floor, and central half-glazed door with rectangular fanlight
and flat hood on brackets. Left return (rear wing) with exposed small
panel frame, and 2 storey C20 hipped brick extension. Right return
part tile hung with irregular wooden casements and 1 glazing bar sash
to ground floor. Internal well head exposed in cellar. Goldwell was
the family home of Thomas Cobb, who died here 1528. Cobb's Hall
(item 4/51 ) which was supposedly built for him and associated with
the Holy Maid of Kent (Elizabeth Barton, Cobb's servant), may therefore
not have been the scene of the events tempus Henry VIII (See
under Cobb's Hall) which have given that building some notoriety.

Listing NGR: TR0657336968

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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