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Latitude: 51.0749 / 51°4'29"N
Longitude: 1 / 1°0'0"E
OS Eastings: 610254
OS Northings: 134901
OS Grid: TR102349
Mapcode National: GBR SZ5.FNL
Mapcode Global: FRA D6Z8.X09
Entry Name: Claire Voyee About 76 Metres South of Port Lympne
Listing Date: 29 December 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344208
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175586
Location: Lympne, Shepway, Kent, CT21
Civil Parish: Lympne
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 13 SW LYMPNE ALDINGTON ROAD
about 76 metres
29.12.66 south of Port
"Claire-voyée". Circa 1920, probably by Philip Tilden, for Sir Philip
Sassoon. Red brick in Flemish bond. Platform built into hillside with 3-bay
loggia under centre of it. Brick steps lead down from right and left ends of
platform against retaining wall. Scrolled wrought iron work with rose and
fleur-de-lys finials, to platform. Round-headed arches to loggia with thin
red tile band across arch heads, and keystone to central arch. Ribless
quadripartite brick vault and shallow wall arcading. Floor laid with
herringboned tiles in octagonal patterns. Semi-circular rear recess to
central bay, with shell roof in herringboned tiles. Narrow tessellated
brick terrace in front of loggia between feet of steps from platform. See
also item 3 & 6/8 (Country Life Vol. LIII, 19.5.1923).
Listing NGR: TR1061635255
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