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Cleve Court and Cleve Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Monkton, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3489 / 51°20'55"N

Longitude: 1.3181 / 1°19'5"E

OS Eastings: 631156

OS Northings: 166315

OS Grid: TR311663

Mapcode National: GBR X08.B36

Mapcode Global: VHLGC.SCQ9

Entry Name: Cleve Court and Cleve Lodge

Listing Date: 11 October 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420391

Location: Monkton, Thanet, Kent, CT12

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Monkton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

MONKTON MINSTER ROAD
TR 36 NW (West side)
2/58
Cleve Court and
Cleve Lodge
11-10-63
II*
House and service range, now also house. C17 or earlier, main range
built between 1723 and 1748 for John Rucke, banker of London. Plum
brick with red brick dressings and plain tiled roofs. Two storeys with
moulded plinth, rendered plat band and cornice to parapet. Stacks to
left and to right. Regular fenestration of 4 glazing bar sashes with
gauged and keyed segmental heads on each floor, with central Venetian
window on first floor, and double doors each of 3 raised and fielded
panels on ground floor at head of flight of 3 steps, and with moulded
cornice on brackets. Left return: 3 blank segmental window spaces on
each floor. Right and right return: irregular lower service wing of
red brick in part in English Bond, with plain tiled roof. Two storeys,
hipped with returned hip right. Irregular fenestration of 5 wooden
casements and sashes. Possibly a framed building. Interior: of main
range, early C18 stair on dog-leg plan with turned balusters and
ramped handrail. Occupied for many years by Lord Carson (1854-1935)
who died here. (See Hasted, vol X, p.256; see also B.O.E. Kent II,
1983, 396.)


Listing NGR: TR3115666315

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