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Monument details

HER Number:TR 24 NE 177
Type of record:Listed Building


Grade II listed building. Main construction periods 1400 to 1899

Grid Reference:TR 2789 4939
Map Sheet:TR24NE

Monument Types

  • SITE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1400 AD to 1899 AD)
Protected Status:Listed Building (II) 1070315: EYTHORNE COURT

Full description

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The following text is from the original listed building designation:
EYTHORNE SHEPHERDSWELL ROAD TR 24 NE 4/36 Eythorne Court 11.10.63 GV II House. C15 in origin, major alterations and extensions C16, C18 and late C19. Flint and red brick, in part rendered, with plain tiled roof. L-shaped building. Entrance in rear courtyard; 2 storey main block faced in C18 red brick, hipped roof with rear stacks with 2 storey hipped wing to left. Irregular fenestration of wooden casements, some with arched heads. Rib and stud door in four centred arched doorway with chamfer and label, all in moulded brickwork, in gabled porch at end left of wing. Garden front: 2 storeys on plinth, all of flint except left end upper storey rebuilt with red brick in English bond. Hipped roof. Two massive offset stacks in flint project at left and at right. Three sashes on first floor, and 2 on ground floor with central panelled door in trellised gabled porch. Blocked round headed openings to left in brick section. Interior: Crown post roof reported. Heavily altered late C19 by the Bethlem Hospital (then owners), destroying many features, but subsequently restored. (Igglesden, XX, 1927, p. 44; Kent Life, October 1980). Possibly originally built mid C15 for Sir Thomas Bourne, granted Licence to embattle (and impark) 27.HVI (Hasted, X, 1800, pp. 64-7).
Listing NGR: TR2789549395

English Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest (Map). SKE16160.

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---Map: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.