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Old Leigh Place

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elmsted, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1838 / 51°11'1"N

Longitude: 1.0488 / 1°2'55"E

OS Eastings: 613165

OS Northings: 147144

OS Grid: TR131471

Mapcode National: GBR TZ6.MZC

Mapcode Global: VHLH0.4H9W

Plus Code: 9F3352MX+GG

Entry Name: Old Leigh Place

Listing Date: 29 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441086

Location: Elmsted, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Elmsted

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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29.12.66 II*

Farmhouse. C16. Timber framed, with painted brick infilling. Rendered
brick to right gable end. Plain tile roof. 4 timber-framed bays.
2 storeys. Rendered plinth. Continuous jetty on solid-spandrel brackets,
returned to left, and formerly to right, on moulded dragon post.
Broadly-spaced studding with ogee tension braces. Steeply-pitched
hipped roof with gablets. Multiflue brick stack in front slope of
roof, to right end of left-central bay. Irregular fenestration of
5 leaded casements; one two-light to left end bay, one two-light over
door, one pair of two-light casements to right-central bay and one
single-light to right end. Pegged cills to second, third and fifth
from left. Pegged cills to ground-floor windows of left end and right-
central bays. Ribbed door with renewed four-centred-arched head with
hollow spandrels to left end of left-central bay. Single-storey painted
brick addition with plain tile roof to rear to left. Two-storey rear
addition to right. Interior: only partly inspected. Exposed framing.
Left end bay has broad close-set joists morticed for axial partition.
Enclosed staircase rising parallel to rear wall of bay. Cross-passage
to left end of left-central bay, with four-centred-arched doorheads
towards centre of left partition wall, and plain staircase doorway.
Brick stack in English bond backing on to cross-passage and virtually
adjoining front wall of house. Cross beam to right side of stack.
Chamfered axial beam and joists to right-central bay. Cross beam
to right end of bay morticed for continuous partition with doorway
towards front end of it. Shutter groove to blocked front window of
left end bay.

Listing NGR: TR1316547144

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