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Goldenhurst Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldington, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0749 / 51°4'29"N

Longitude: 0.9516 / 0°57'5"E

OS Eastings: 606862

OS Northings: 134768

OS Grid: TR068347

Mapcode National: GBR SZ3.FDX

Mapcode Global: FRA D6W8.VYY

Entry Name: Goldenhurst Manor

Listing Date: 27 November 1957

Last Amended: 10 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071221

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181622

Location: Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Aldington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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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

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