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Eastry Court

A Grade I Listed Building in Eastry, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2457 / 51°14'44"N

Longitude: 1.3102 / 1°18'36"E

OS Eastings: 631125

OS Northings: 154817

OS Grid: TR311548

Mapcode National: GBR X1F.VF8

Mapcode Global: VHLGR.NYJG

Entry Name: Eastry Court

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178150

Location: Eastry, Dover, Kent, CT13

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Eastry

Built-Up Area: Eastry

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 3154
(east side)
13/119 Eastry Court

House, site of Archiepiscopal palace. C14 or earlier, C16 and early C18,
for Isaac Bargrave. Flint and rubble, timber framed, rendered and clad
and extended in red brick. Plain tiled roofs. Ten bay early C18 front to
aisled or semi-aisled hall with remains of chapel and domestic wings to
rear. Two storeys on plinth with sunk panelled parapet to hipped roof
with stacks to left and to rear right. Ten glazing bar sashes on first
floor, that in fifth bay from right with segmental frame, and 9 on
ground floor, all with gauged heads, flying cornices, and sunk panels
below first floor windows. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels in fifth
bay from right in enriched bolection moulded frame with rectangular
fanlight, fluted Ionic pilasters and cornice. Rear wings; rear left
timber framed, originally jettied range,plastered. Rear right,
ground floor only of chapel, with lower half of East Window. Interior;
C18 range with raised and fielded panelled rooms with dado rails and
moulded cornices, elliptical arches to passageways, single flight stair
with swept panelled dado/baluster as part of wall.Parallel range to
front apparantly a semi-aisled hall, with large arcade posts surviving
and a possible raised cruck on first floor, all of large scantling.
Large inglenook fireplaces, in English Bond, partly blocked. Stone
chamfered window surrounds in rear wings. Clasped purlin roofs, much
altered in parts, with brick chamfered four centred arched fireplace in
attic. Cellars with coursed chalk blocks below what appear to be
medieval foundations, may relate to pre-Conquest Kentish Royal palace
on site. The interior history of the building, complex already, is
obscured by C19 and C20 partitions in process of restoration at time of
survey.(See B.O.E.Kent II 1983 p.308; see also Hasted, X,p.104; also
Igglesden,19 55; also Arch. Cant. XCVIII, 1982).

Listing NGR: TR3112354813

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