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Saint Nicholas Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in St. Nicholas at Wade, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3561 / 51°21'22"N

Longitude: 1.244 / 1°14'38"E

OS Eastings: 625958

OS Northings: 166890

OS Grid: TR259668

Mapcode National: GBR VYN.WWX

Mapcode Global: VHLGB.J50Q

Entry Name: Saint Nicholas Court

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224799

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420947

Location: St. Nicholas At Wade, Thanet, Kent, CT7

County: Kent

Civil Parish: St. Nicholas at Wade

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

ST NICHOLAS AT WADE COURT ROAD
TR 26 NE
(south side)
1/81 St Nicholas Court
13-10-52
GV II*
House. C14 crypt, C16 house altered early and late C18 and early C19.
Timber framed, rendered, extended in painted brick. Plain tiled
roof. L-shaped plan. Two storeys with rusticated quoins and paired
modillion eaves to moulded wooden parapet with rendered early C18
shaped gable at end right. Hipped projecting wing to left. Stacks to
end right, centre left and front left. Five glazing bar sashes on first
floor and 2 tripartite glazing bar sashes on ground floor, with 1 glazing
bar sash over 1 tripartite sash to left wing. Central door of 6 raised
and fielded panels in moulded surround, with elliptical canopy over.
Interior: frame visible with chamfered and stopped beams. Coved over-
mantel to inglenook. Clasped purlin roof. Moulded doorways, doors with
H and L hinges, elliptical arched passage-doorways, fitted cupboards
and kitchen shelving and several marble fireplaces all early C19 or late
C18. Early C19 room with elliptical screen and 2 recessed Gothick margin-
light windows. Moulded plaster cornice to stair halls including hop
motif. In addition to cellars below the house, a vaulted brick passage
leads from below the house to the north, down flight of steps, to under-
ground C14 chamber, constructed of tooled chalk blocks (as is the end of
the passage). Cruciform plan, with central quadripartite rib-vaulted
ceiling, chamfered string course, ogee-cusped recesses in end walls of
2 wings,the other end wall rebuilt in brick with brick elliptically
headed recesses in wall. Probably the crypt to a demolished chapel.
(Petronella, widow of John of St Nicholas given licence to hear mass at
her house, 1327). (See BOE Kent II, 1983, 439; see also Igglesden,
vol.26, 91).


Listing NGR: TR2595866890

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