History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Home Farmhouse , Garden Cottage, Walled Gardens and Stable Range

A Grade II Listed Building in Northbourne, Kent

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2259 / 51°13'33"N

Longitude: 1.3105 / 1°18'37"E

OS Eastings: 631239

OS Northings: 152623

OS Grid: TR312526

Mapcode National: GBR X1T.24T

Mapcode Global: VHLGY.NGN1

Entry Name: Home Farmhouse , Garden Cottage, Walled Gardens and Stable Range

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428122

Location: Northbourne, Dover, Kent, CT14

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Northbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Find accommodation in
Eastry

Listing Text

In the entry for :-
TR 35 SW
4/8

NORTHBOURNE
BETTERSHANGER
Home Farmhouse, Garden Cottage, Walled gardens and Stable range, Betteshanger

The description shall be amended to read.

Houses and Walled garden complex. Mid C19, probably by George Devey for Sir
Walter James. The whole complex built of brown brick, the houses with some
diapered brickwork and plain tiled roofs. Two storeys. Coachman's house has
two bays and central entrance. Plank door with Caernarvon arch. 4 light
mullion and transom windows below, 3 light above. Paved diagonal stacks on
rear wall, projecting 2 storey wing. Garden house 3 bays with central 2
storey porch into sloped gable. Small paved casements, half domes above.
Gabled stacks. Rear elevation with 3 gabled dormers, and flanking outshuts
containing boarded doors and cross windows on ground floor, this is the
present entrance front. Walled gardens in 2 great courts, about 100 metres by
25 metres each, the walls about 8 feet high of brown brick, with four centred
arched openings, elaborate gateway with swan neck pediment towards house. The
south-eastern stretch of wall forms part of the decorative approach around
Betteshanger Church (St Mary) and has a range of pilaster-strip buttresses
raised above the wall to form piers for an iron railing, with four-centred
arched doorways, and large buttress supporting a large sundial dated 1895
inscribed in Latin and with astronomical signs. Partly ruined glass houses
within the walled gardens. Smithy of 1 storey, slated roof, with mullioned
windows, and large entrance porch with segmental head, ball finial side piers,
and large horse-shoe shaped entry. The left end bay with parapet roof at
higher level to main range, with corner pilasters raised above parapet level.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

TR 35 SW
4/8

NORTHBOURNE
BETTESHANGER

Home Farmhouse, Garden cottage, walled gardens and stable range, Betteshanger

GV
II

Farm and garden complex. Mid C19, probably by George Devey for Sir Walter
James. The whole complex built of brown brick, the houses with some
diapered brickwork and plain tiled roofs. Two storeys with projecting
shaped gabled 2 storey porch. Stacks to left and to right. Three window
bays with cross windows. Rear elevation with 3 gabled dormers, and
flanking outshots containing boarded doors, and cross windows on ground
floor; this is the present entrance front. Garden cottage within the
walled gardens to same designs. Walled gardens in 2 great courts, about
100 metres by 25 metres each, the walls about 8 feet high of brown brick,
with four centred arched openings. The south-eastern stretch of wall
forms part of the decorative approach around Betteshanger Church (St.
Mary) and has a range of pilaster-strip buttresses raised above the wall
to form piers for an iron railing, with four-centred arched doorways,
and large buttress supporting a large sundial dated 1895 inscribed in
Latin and with astronomical signs. Partly ruined glasshouses within the
walled gardens. Stable range of 1 storey, slated roof , with mullioned
windows, and large entrance porch with segmental head, ball finial side
piers, and large horse-shoe shaped entry. The left end bay with parapet
roof at higher level to main range, with corner pilasters raised above
parapet level.

Listing NGR: TR3123952623

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.