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Poulton Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Woodnesborough, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2735 / 51°16'24"N

Longitude: 1.2682 / 1°16'5"E

OS Eastings: 628056

OS Northings: 157774

OS Grid: TR280577

Mapcode National: GBR VZV.3GT

Mapcode Global: VHLGQ.X8T3

Entry Name: Poulton Manor

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178420

Location: Woodnesborough, Dover, Kent, CT3

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Woodnesborough

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 25 NE WOODNESBOROUGH POULTON LANE

(West Side)
5/388 Poulton Manor

13.10.52 II*

House. 1629 and early C18. Timber framed central section and exposed
with plaster infill and extended with red brick. Plain tiled roof.
H-plan with timber framed range as central block. Entrance front.
2 storeys and attic on plinth with plat band and string cornice and
parapet to roof with central segmental pediment and shaped gables to
left and to right. 2 segmental dormers and stacks to left and to
right. Three segmental headed wooden casements of 3 lights each side
of 2 light central window on first floor, and 2 on ground floor with
central half-glazed door in keyed surround on imposts in flat roofed
porch. The other rear, red brick wing identical although without
the central door; and a round window replacing the sundial occupying
the gable on entrance front. Right return: the original entrance
front to timber framed wing, with 3 storey and attic range, jettied
with central gabled oriel supported by 3 carved brackets at first
floor. Ovolo mullioned windows occupy whole of floor levels left and
right of oriel, with rib and stud door to left. Interior: the
central portion is dated on joist bracket 16 B 29
1 K
and has fine moulded joists on carved brackets, with inglenook
fireplaces. The wings, added by Colonel Christopher Kien c.1714,
contain a stair of 5 flights in open well with winders and half-
landings, and turned balusters on open string. Some panelling and
fittings and doors with H and L hinges also survive. (See BOE, Kent
1983. 130).


Listing NGR: TR2805657774

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