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Laurenden Forstal nine Chimneys

A Grade II* Listed Building in Challock, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2181 / 51°13'5"N

Longitude: 0.877 / 0°52'37"E

OS Eastings: 601012

OS Northings: 150478

OS Grid: TR010504

Mapcode National: GBR SX8.DKG

Mapcode Global: VHKK8.4NZ2

Entry Name: Laurenden Forstal nine Chimneys

Listing Date: 13 August 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181390

Location: Challock, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Challock

Built-Up Area: Challock

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 05 SW CHALLOCK BLIND LANE
(south side)
Challock Lees

3/15 Nine Chimneys or
Laurenden Forstal

GV II*

Manor House. C17 with C19 wing. Timber framed and clad in red
brick and tile hanging, with plain tile roof. 2 projecting wings,
that on left entirely C19. Both of 2 storeys, with brick to ground
floor. First floor jettied supported on consoles, and tile hung.
3 hips end on to facade, with 2 large stacks of 4 diagonal chimneys
to left and 5 to right. Irregular fenestration of C19 and C20
leaded casements, with a shallow bay on ground floor of right wing.
Entrance is central open 'half-timbered' porch. Interior: the
original C17 L-shaped building is substantially complete. Features
include a staircase c. 1630, a dog-leg with half-landing, balustraded;
large wooden fire-place mantel, with centre piece carved in high
relief of bunch of grapes. Entrenched purlin roof.Marked on the map
as Laurenden Forstal, its ancient manorial name.


Listing NGR: TR0101250478

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