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Luddesdown Court

A Grade I Listed Building in Luddesdown, Kent

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Latitude: 51.37 / 51°22'12"N

Longitude: 0.3965 / 0°23'47"E

OS Eastings: 566913

OS Northings: 166164

OS Grid: TQ669661

Mapcode National: GBR NNK.51C

Mapcode Global: VHJLR.TTHM

Entry Name: Luddesdown Court

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356790

Location: Luddesdown, Gravesham, Kent, DA13

County: Kent

District: Gravesham

Civil Parish: Luddesdown

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Luddesdown with Dode

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

27.8.52 Luddesdown Court


Probably early C13. Flint and stone dressings. C17 brick extension to east. Tiled
roof (modern). L-shaped. Two storeys.

Hall and service wing. The hall is on the first floor supported on massive oak joists
on a medial beam standing on 2 oak posts. Five windows to south and 5 to west. No
original fenestration except narrow loops to west and fragment of 2-light window with
central column in south-west corner. Hall originally entered by door in north
external wall. Now by late C13 door in east wall. Service wing ends in recently
restored garderobe, later a dove cot. A chamber is formed at the east end of the hall
by a wooden partition. It has a C14 hooded fireplace with stone bressummer. There
are wall paintings and graffiti in the chamber. There are C19 additions in the
north-east angle of the house.

Listing NGR: TQ7135773055

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