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Lynsted Court

A Grade I Listed Building in Lynsted, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3116 / 51°18'41"N

Longitude: 0.7847 / 0°47'4"E

OS Eastings: 594174

OS Northings: 160619

OS Grid: TQ941606

Mapcode National: GBR RTN.M79

Mapcode Global: VHKJT.K96D

Entry Name: Lynsted Court

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176306

Location: Lynsted with Kingsdown, Swale, Kent, ME9

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Lynsted with Kingsdown

Built-Up Area: Lynsted

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(west side)

2/96 Lynsted Court

Hall house, now house. C15 and c.1600. Timber framed and close-studded
with plaster and painted brick nogging infill, and plain tiled roof.
Ceiled 2 bay hall with screens passage and projecting porch, and 2
projecting end wingsadded c.1600. Two storeys on flint and brick plinth.
Gabled wings left and right jettied with moulded bresummers and carved
and moulded bargeboards, and ornamental bracing in right gable. Hipped
main roof at end right. Irregular fenestration of oriel window in left
gable and 4-light bay window on ground floor, 1 three-light oriel to centre,
with 1 wood casement and 3 wood casements on ground floor, and oriel on
ground floor. Boarded door in 2-storey projecting porch, jettied at first
floor and gabled. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels in gabled porch in 1
storey brick extension at end left. Interior: hall now ceiled in (the
house once 3 cottages), but 2 arched doorways in screens passage to
service wing (right end) still visible; plaster ceiling of octagonal and
rectangular panels. Formerly known as Seward's. (See B.O.E. Kent II,
1983, 379; Marshall Harvey sketch book, m.s 1916).

Listing NGR: TQ9417460619

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