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A Grade II Listed Building in Saltwood, Kent

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Latitude: 51.085 / 51°5'5"N

Longitude: 1.0776 / 1°4'39"E

OS Eastings: 615637

OS Northings: 136248

OS Grid: TR156362

Mapcode National: GBR V0D.WT7

Mapcode Global: FRA F648.3LW

Entry Name: Bennington

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175648

Location: Saltwood, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Saltwood

Built-Up Area: Hythe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(North End)

4/70 Bennington


House. 1925 by Bailie Scott and Beresford. Red and grey brick, largely
in stretcher bond, with lighter red brick quoins and dressings. Plain
tile roof. Double depth. 2 storeys and attic on brick plinth. Plain brick
eaves band and plain stone-coped parapet. Central 3 bays break forward
slightly. Raised brick panels below cills of ground-floor windows of break.
Lighter red brick "chainage" end panel between ground and first floor
windows of main range. Mansard roof, returning to right and left. Broad
rear stack to left and to right gable end. 3 raking dormers. Regular 5
window front of 4 12-pane sashes in open boxes with splayed rubbed brick
voussoirs, and central bulls-eye. Central door of 6 fielded panels with
semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing-bars, in architrave with
Doric pilasters and scrolled pediment. Single-storey brick extension to
left. Interior: only partly inspected. Hall floor, panelling, staircase
and fireplaces in an C18 style. Said to have been the retirement gift of
the parishoners of Church of St. Leonard, Hythe, to their vicar.

Listing NGR: TR1563836246

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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