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Latitude: 51.0751 / 51°4'30"N
Longitude: 0.9516 / 0°57'5"E
OS Eastings: 606862
OS Northings: 134786
OS Grid: TR068347
Mapcode National: GBR SZ3.FFY
Mapcode Global: FRA D6W8.W06
Entry Name: Goldenhurst, the Old House
Listing Date: 27 November 1957
Last Amended: 10 August 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1071222
English Heritage Legacy ID: 181623
Location: Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25
Civil Parish: Aldington
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 03 SE ALDINGTON GIGGERS GREEN ROAD
the Old House
as part of
House. C16 or earlier. Timber framed and exposed close studding with
plaster infill, and part clad with red brick. Plain tiled roof. Two
parallel ranges. The southern range of 1 storey and attic with hipped
roof and gablets, 3 hipped dormers and stack cluster to rear left, and
stacks to rear centre and rear right. Four light mullioned window
and hipped porch to right with boarded door. The rear range of 2
storeys with tile hanging, and pendant gable is the original house
range, the present entrance front a former barn, converted for Noel
Coward, who ran house, barn and adjoining cottage together as a single
dwelling 1927-30, now 2 houses (see Goldenhurst Manor). Coward lived
here 1926-56, his main residence outside London and Switzerland.
(See Present Indicative, 1937, N. Coward). 'Cavalcade' was written
Listing NGR: TR0686234786
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