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Slaybrook Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Saltwood, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0847 / 51°5'4"N

Longitude: 1.0658 / 1°3'56"E

OS Eastings: 614811

OS Northings: 136179

OS Grid: TR148361

Mapcode National: GBR V0D.SC5

Mapcode Global: FRA F638.50C

Entry Name: Slaybrook Hall

Listing Date: 29 December 1966

Last Amended: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175651

Location: Saltwood, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Saltwood

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


TR 13 NW SALTWOOD SANDLING ROAD
(South-west side)

3/73 Sandling
29.12.66
Slaybrook Hall
(formerly listed
as Slaybrook)

II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C15 or early C16 with later C16 alterations and
addition to right. Alterations and additions to rear 1910-1911 and 1925-
1926 latter by Bailey and Dudley. Timber framed with rendered infilling
and plain tile roof, including C20 additions. Wealden of 2 roughly equal-
length hall bays and storeyed left end bay. Right end bay replaced or
substantially altered in C16 to form 2 timber-framed bays. 2 storeys.
Hall, left end bay and first floor of right gable end close-studded.
Broadly-spaced studding to front of 2 right end bays. Broad low former
window cill to right hall bay. Left end bay jettied, jetty returning on
plain dragon post. Short arch-brace to left end of flying wall-plate; C20
brace and bracket to right end. Roof hipped with gablet to left, hipped to
right, with slight break between roofs of 2 sections. C20 rear stacks to
left and towards centre. Filleted brick stack in front slope of roof to
left end of hall; stack exposed to front elevation and corbelled out to
first floor. Irregular fenestration of 4 leaded casements on moulded wooden
cills; one 4- (formerly 5-) light ovolo-moulded mullion window to left end
bay; one 4-light to hall and two 3-light to right section, all with renewed
moulded wooden mullions. Blocked 5-light diamond mullion window to right
gable end. 6-light ovolo-moulded mullion window with moulded cill and
cornice to ground floor of left end bays similar, partly renewed, window
to hall and two renewed 3-light windows to right section. Moulded 4-centred
arched doorway with carved spandrels and ribbed door to right end of left
end bay. C20 rear additions. Interior: exposed framing. Two 4-centred
arched hollow-chamfered service doorways and similar rear doorway to cross-
passage. Moulded spear with integral post and panel to right end-of-hall
beam. Gerald Du Maurier and Noel Coward reputed to have stayed and worked
here. (Country Life LIX, 1926).


Listing NGR: TR1481136179

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