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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1071221
English Heritage Legacy ID: 181622
Location: Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25
Civil Parish: Aldington
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 03 SE ALDINGTON GIGGERS GREEN
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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