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Goldenhurst, the Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldington, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181623

Location: Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Aldington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(south side)
7/38 Goldenhurst,
the Old House
(formerly listed
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
here, 1931.

Listing NGR: TR0686234786

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