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Fairfield House

A Grade I Listed Building in Eastry, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2436 / 51°14'37"N

Longitude: 1.3074 / 1°18'26"E

OS Eastings: 630939

OS Northings: 154580

OS Grid: TR309545

Mapcode National: GBR X1F.TM4

Mapcode Global: VHLGY.M01G

Entry Name: Fairfield House

Listing Date: 11 October 1963

Last Amended: 26 November 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178184

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


(west side)
12/153 Fairfield House
(formerly listed
11.10.63 as Fairfield Cottages)


House. Early C15. Timber framed, part rendered, part exposed close-studding
with plaster infill with plain tiled roof. Aisled hall with cross-wings. One
storey and attic central range with projecting 2 storey hipped wings to left
and right with jetties on dragon posts, returned to side at right and to side
and rear to left. One gabled dormer and stacks to centre right and projecting
at end left and at end right. One horizontally sliding sash on each floor to
left, central wooden casement, and 1 wooden casement on first floor and 1
horizontally sliding sash on ground floor to right. Rib and stud door in
four centred arched doorway with sunk spandrels to centre right. Original
mullioned windows on left and right returns. Interior; screens passage with
original front and rear doors in doorways, twin doorways to buttery built up
on cellar and pantry. Screens truss, arcade posts, arcade plate of aisled hall
all survive, The hall crown post removed, although the 2 wings retain their
crown posts. South (left) wing with C17 wall painting,black and white lozenge
pattern. (Dating and interior details from E.W.Parkin, R.C.H.M. report 1970).

Listing NGR: TR3093654578

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