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Postling Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Postling, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1103 / 51°6'36"N

Longitude: 1.064 / 1°3'50"E

OS Eastings: 614567

OS Northings: 139016

OS Grid: TR145390

Mapcode National: GBR V05.CSV

Mapcode Global: VHLHD.DCB7

Entry Name: Postling Court

Listing Date: 7 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175637

Location: Postling, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Postling

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(West side)

3/60 Postling Court

House, now sub-divided. Mid C17 with late C19 additions and alterations.
Timber-framed. Ground floor clad and underbuilt with red and grey brick
in Flemish bond. Exposed framing to first floor with rendered infilling.
Plain tile roof. Main range, with short integral cross-wing to right,
formerly projecting forwards slightly,end extended in late C19. 2 storeys
and attics. Continuous jetty to main range, now underbuilt. Dropped tie-
beam. First-floor framing unevenly divided into 2 panels per storey. Short
curved tension braces. Hipped roof. 2 rear stacks. Projecting C17 brick
stack in English bond to right gable end, with two diagonally-set flues on
moulded plinth. Late C19 gabled dormers. Irregular fenestration of 3
leaded windows; one 2-light casement with top-lights, one single-light
casement and one late C19 two-storey rectangular bay window with 4 casements
and side lights to each floor. Late C19 panelled door under timber-framed
porch to left end. Right wing extended forwards in late C19 with brick
ground-floor, tile-hung above; hipped plain-tile roof and various canted
leaded lights. Short single-storey addition to left leading to late C19 range
at right-angles. Interior: exposed framing. Fragment of moulded fillet
half-way up former front elevation of C17 right wing. Aligned butt purlin roof
with queen struts to rafters and arch-braced interrupted tie-beams. Similar
truss to C17 wing, but-with clasped purlins.

Listing NGR: TR1451339033

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